Beijing police will purchase advanced helicopters from Italy
Augustwestland Helicopter company, which will serve for security of
With its models exhibited at the third international police
equipment exposition in Beijing, the blue-white color helicopter
model attracted many viewers.
Beijing police will purchase four such helicopters which will be
delivered around April 2007, according to Beijing
"To improve the police facilities plays an important role in
enhance our police's overall fighting capability," said Luo Gan, a member of the Standing Committee of
the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist
Party of China, when visiting the exhibition Thursday.
Luo asked police organs to closely follow the international
advanced technologies and speed up China's own research and
innovation in the field.
More than 300 companies from 16 countries participated in the
exposition which is held May 24-27.
(Xinhua News Agency May 26, 2006)