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North Irland: helicopters in patrolling activity
Belfast, North Irland - A starting allocation of Eur 4.7m
There are three manufacturing industries trying to obtain the allocation that Belfast's government has decided to equip the police force with an helicopter: the Italian Agusta, the French-German Eurocopter and the US Boeing McDonnell-Douglas. "Most forces have one and we are trying to get the best, most modern equipment" Chief Constable Hugh Orde has declared. Whichever is the chosen manufacturer...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency