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Super Lynx Preferred Helicopter for $1.9B Order

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Agusta Westland in Yeovil, U.K. has had its Super Lynx helicopter named as the preferred option for a U.K. Ministry of Defence (MoD) order worth approximately GBP 1 billion (USD $1.9 billion). The MoD says the Future Lynx meets its requirements for helicopters which could be used for land reconnaissance missions and attacks on small boats, and it was hoped contracts would be signed within six months. The MoD also announced that it intends to develop a long-term partnering arrangement with AgustaWestland, which is also strongly placed to pick up a contract to support and maintain the armed forces' Sea King helicopters....

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