Attack Helicopter for Army

The Army is likely to get 11 Apache helicopters, while the original order of 22 helicopters will be with the IAF. The original deal cost $3-billion for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lifthelicopters through the Foreign Military Sales program.Army has already placed an order 114 indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopters (LCH). It has also ordered Rudra 65 LCH helicopters, the weaponised variant of the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH). Sources reveal that the Air Force too ordered the Rudra and 65 LCH.


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