LONDON – The Canadian government has ordered 15 Bell 429 light twin-engined helicopters for use by the country’s coast guard. The CDN$172 million ($152 million) deal, announced on May 12, is part of a wider renewal of the country’s coast guard fleet that also includes new ships and helicopters. But the purchase has angered Airbus Helicopters, which filed a lawsuit against Canada’s Public Works and Government Services department that tendered the deal. The lawsuit ...
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