10 Feb 10. AgustaWestland announced that the Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen has ordered one AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used to perform a number of roles also including law enforcement, civil protection/disaster relief, transport and control missions across the Province. The AW139 has been selected thanks to its outstanding performance, operational capabilities, safety and ease of maintenance following a rigorous and comprehensive evaluation process for the supply of a new helicopter to serve the Shenzhen community. This aircraft, the second AW139 ordered in China for law enforcement duties following the one purchased by the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, adds to the AW109 Power light twin already in service with the Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen confirming the reliance of this customer on AgustaWestland products. The Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen province has a requirement for additional helicopters and the addition of this AW139 is another step to enhance public security capabilities and operational effectiveness through the acquisition of modern platforms.