On Wednesday evening, the firm said it has not yet received any communication from the Defence Ministry regarding cancellation of the deal.

"AgustaWestland has not received any communication from India's MoD in line with the reports today. The company is, therefore, unable to comment beyond reiterating the denial of allegations of wrongdoing and the continued intention to robustly defend the company's reputation," the statement said.

India scraps Rs 3,600 crore chopper deal

The Defence Ministry earlier on Wednesday cancelled the deal for supplying 12 VVIP choppers to the Air Force.

Scrapping of chopper deal won't absolve govt of ‘wrongdoings’: BJP

The firm is taking part in several tenders of the Navy for supplying 16 multirole choppers and 56 light utility choppers.

The Defence Ministry has so far blacklisted nine firms found indulging in corrupt practices to bag defence deals.


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