New Zealand's government will face an uphill political battle convincing the public that buying 11 ex-Australian navy Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters makes sense. Nonetheless, officials seem convinced the purchase is worth the money. Defense Minister Jonathan Coleman says New Zealand received an unsolicited offer from Kaman Corp. and that the ministry has already done some due diligence and received authorization from the cabinet to negotiate with the manufacturer. “We're not ...


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