Philippines terminates $234M helicopter contract with Canada

February 14, 2018 9:18 pm defensenews.com
Philippines terminates $234M helicopter contract with Canada

WASHINGTON ― The Philippines has formally canceled its contract with Canada for the purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters, according to Jane’s 360. After the deal was announced early last week at the Singapore Air Show, human rights advocates quickly raised concerns about how the military helicopters would be used by the Philippine Air Force. Although a spokeswomen for Global Affairs Canada said the aircraft would be used for disaster…

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