NEW DELHI — India has grounded all three AW101 helicopters it acquired from AgustaWestland due to difficulties securing spare parts following the cancellation of the contract in the wake of bribery allegations against the aircraft’s Anglo-Italian manufacturer. The $770 million contract for the supply of a dozen VVIP helicopters, signed with AgustaWestland International Ltd. on Feb. 8, 2010, was terminated by the government on Jan. 1 amid allegations that the British subsidiary of ...


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