Bell Textron Canada Ltd., a Textron Inc. company, announced today the purchase agreement for six Bell 407GXi helicopters. The government-to-government contract was executed between the Ministry of Defense of Argentina and the Canadian Commercial Corporation.
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Argentina of T-6 Aircraft Sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of $73 million.
The Minister of Defense, Jorge Taiana, led this afternoon at the Naval Apostadero Buenos Aires the ceremony of arrival in the country of the Multipurpose Ocean patrol boat (OPV) ARA “Storni” (P-53) from France.
The third of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by Argentina has been launched at Concarneau shipyard (Brittany).
The second Argentinian offshore patrol vessel, OPV 87 A.R.A. Piedrabuena, was delivered to the Argentine Navy today in the presence of Captain Víctor Ortiz, representative of the Argentinian Navy in France.
On the 26th of February the Naval Group French shipyard company and the Argentina Navy informed that within the French territorial waters the OPV A.R.A. Piedrabuen (P-52) tests had been started – the second of the four units of Gowin type.