Indian Navy to take part in massive chopper development project

New Delhi, July 13

The Navy has decided to come onboard for India’s most ambitious indigenous helicopter development plan, giving a boost to the project that intends to save a Rs 2 lakh crore import bill for military platforms in the coming years.

The Air Force and Army have already committed to the project and with the Navy now agreeing as well, India could make hundreds of the indigenous medium-lift choppers to serve a variety of roles, from transporting troops to high altitude areas to anti-ship and submarine operations.

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