Stephanie McGovern inside a Merlin helicopter
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£760m contracts for helicopter maker AgustaWestland

One thousand UK engineering jobs have been secured thanks to two government contracts to upgrade military helicopters, according to the Ministry of Defence.

But with overall spending on defence decreasing, what does it mean for the industry as a whole?

The AgustaWestland factory in Somerset will feel the benefits - Stephanie McGovern reports from inside a helicopter there.

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