: Berita Militer Indonesia dan Dunia

Air Force to Reconfigure Sokol CUH into Search-and-Rescue Aircraft

25 Oktober 2016

PAF W-3A Sokol helicopter (photo : pdff)

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of PHP31, 451,000 for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the reconfiguration of W-3A “Sokol” combat utility helicopter, with tail number 922, into a search-and-rescue aircraft.

Pre-bid conference is scheduled for October 25, 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

Submission and opening of bids is on November 8, 9 a.m. at the same venue.

The PAF acquired eight units of the “Sokol” from Polish manufacturer PZL-Swidnik and British-Italian firm AugustaWestland for PHP2.8 billion in 2012.


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