Green light for HAL copter

Green light for HAL copter
  • The indigenous Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) being developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) crossed a milestone as it received the initial operational clearance (IOC) at the ongoing Defexpo.
  • The choppers will replace the aging Cheetah and Chetak helicopters along with the Russian Ka-226T helicopters.
  • This edition of Defexpo had witnessed signing of about 200 Memoranda of Understanding, technology transfer agreements and product.
  • The LUH is a 3-ton class helicopter with glass cockpit for reconnaissance and surveillance roles.


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