Army to phase out Cheetah, Chetak helicopters in 2027; replace with indigenously-developed LUH. TTL of Cheetah, Chetak helicopters to end in 2027; Army to replace with indigenously-developed LUH. Army to phase out vintage Cheetah, Chetak helicopters in 2027; replace with indigenously-developed...www.thehindu.com
“The issue with the auto-pilot of the LUH has been addressed and the trials by the HAL have commenced. The six LSP LUH are expected to be delivered to the Army between December 2024 and June 2025. The bigger contract for LUH is expected to be concluded by January 2024 and deliveries expected to begin by 2026 onwards,”
Army gears up to induct 1st lot of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters in Feb 2024; DAC to take up case for 156 indigenous LCH next week. Apaches to be deployed in desert sector; LCH to augment firepower of IAF & Army in high-altitude areas. Armed with 20mm nose gun, 70mm rockets, missiles.www.thehindu.com
@randomradio 39 apache sanctioned? Is it true? Why we didn't place order for 39 then?