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Saudi Aramco has placed an order for an AW139 helicopter, further expanding its Agusta roster. The latest unit will be used to perform offshore and vip transport operations in Saudi Arabia.
The 139 was chosen due to its versatility, performance, reliability, safety and mission capability. There are currently more than 130 of the type sold in the Middle East, performing commercial and government operations including offshore transport, vip transport, SAR and EMS, utility, troop transport, patrol, law enforcement and homeland security.