Beijing police orders two AW139 helicopters

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The Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau has ordered two AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters, which will be used for law enforcement, search and rescue, and fire fighting.

AgustaWestland helicopters are used by a number of law-enforcement operators throughout China, including those in the provinces of Shenzhen, Nanning, Zhengzhou, Dalian, and Zhejiang, said the company in a statement.

AgustaWestland estimates its market share at over 70% in China's law-enforcement helicopter market. It has sold over 40 helicopters in China to a range of different operators.