The Vietnam Navy has awarded a contract to Viking Air to provide six DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft.
All six aircraft will be configured with convertible interiors and utility layouts specifically designed for amphibious operations.
Three aircraft will be designated as Guardian 400 maritime patrol variants, while all six will carry out missions including transport, resupply, maritime surveillance and search and rescue throughout the Vietnamese coastal regions.
Viking’s sister company, Pacific Sky Aviation, will provide technical and flight training for the Vietnam Navy pilots along with Twin Otter Series 400 amphibious float-operating experience.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
The contract marks Vietnam’s acquisition of the first-ever western built-aircraft and the formation of the navy’s initial fixed-wing-aircraft, Air Wing.
The deliveries of the Series 400 Twin Otters are scheduled between 2012 through to 2014.