Customs Takes Two AW139s

 - August 28, 2007, 6:35 AM

The Miami branch of the United States Customs and Border Protection (CPB) Office of Air and Marine has taken delivery of two AgustaWestland AW139s. The helicopters are equipped with multi-payload electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors, laser designator combined with EO/IR and multimode weather radar and communication systems. Systems integration was performed by L-3 Communications in Waco, Texas. The helicopters were scheduled to enter service after operational testing and evaluation ended last month.