India on verge of cancelling VVIP helicopter deal
India’s deal with AgustaWestland to buy 12 VVIP helicopters is on the verge of collapse with today being the deadline for the company to plead its case to the Indian Defence Ministry against charges of alleged corruption.
After winning the contract in 2010 the Indian government accused the Anglo-Italian helicopter company of using "undue influence" during the bidding process, leading to the arrest of then CEO Giuseppe Orsi.
The company denies any wrong-doing but the AW101 contract...
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