Leonardo: China chooses the helicopter AW169 for scientific research in the polar environment
Leonardo announced yesterday that the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC – Polar Research Institute of China) bought a intermediate light helicopter AgustaWestland AW169, delivery expected early 2019. The helicopter will be equipped with a special configuration to support scientific exploration in polar environment and
will be used for passenger transport, monitoring of icebergs and carriage of external loads.
Source: Defense Online