New defence contract for Suffolk helicopters

A Wattisham based Apache attack helicopter
A Wattisham based Apache attack helicopter Credit: ITV Anglia

Army commanders say a new contract to service attack helicopters based at Wattisham in Suffolk will save the tax payer millions of pounds.

The Apache fleet has seen extensive service in Afghanistan
The Apache fleet has seen extensive service in Afghanistan Credit: ITV Anglia

The Ministry of Defence has signed a six year deal which its says will simplify the supply chain and improve technical support for the Apache fleet.

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