THE Philippines issued a notice to Canada on Tuesday officially terminating the contract for the delivery of 16 units of Bell helicopters for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), according to the Department of National Defense (DND).

In a statement, DND spokesman Arsenio Andolong said the notice was issued to the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), one of the signatories of the contract for the procurement of the combat utility helicopters for the Philippine Air Force (PAF).

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