The U.K. Ministry of Defense has launched a tender to provide a search-and-rescue helicopter capability for its remote Falkland Islands outpost. The 10-year contract, worth between £100-150 million ($160-230 million), would also potentially provide what the ministry calls “support helicopter services” for the U.K. garrison stationed on the islands since the end of the Falklands War in 1982. The contract is due to begin in April 2016 and calls for a 365-days-per-year, 24-hr. rescue ...
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