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HAL test flies second prototype of light chopper

HAL test flies second prototype of light chopper

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) conducted the first flight of its Light Utility Helicopter’s (LUH) second prototype here without a hitch, said the defence behemoth on Tuesday.

Importance of being Tawang

Importance of being Tawang

IT TOOK the Dalai Lama four days on a treacherous 500-km road, after his helicopter couldn’t take off due to bad weather, to get to Tawang.

Sri Lanka and India in talks over advanced light helicopter

Sri Lanka and India in talks over advanced light helicopter

As part of efforts to enhance defence cooperation and boost exports with friendly countries, India is in discussions with Sri Lanka and several Southeast Asian nations for the supply of Dhruv, the indigenously developed advanced light helicopter (ALH).

Indo-Russia Kamov copter deal hits hurdle

Indo-Russia Kamov copter deal hits hurdle

India and Russia are having a disagreement over the joint production of Kamov-226T light-utility helicopter that was announced as the first major ‘Make in India’ project some five months ago.

Assault choppers to remain with IAF: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Assault choppers to remain with IAF: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force will continue to operate assault choppers and will not transfer its assets to the Army that is also raising a fleet of attack helicopters, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has said.

Air force helicopter makes emergency landing in Telangana after technical snag

Air force helicopter makes emergency landing in Telangana after technical snag

An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an “emergency” landing near an agricultural land in Siddipet district of Telangana An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an “emergency” landing near an agricultural land in Siddipet district of Telangana on Wednesday after it developed a technical snag, police said. “It was a precautionary landing due to […]

Leonardo bullish on defence helicopter market

Leonardo bullish on defence helicopter market

Speaking on a 15 March full-year results call, Mauro Moretti pointed out that its helicopter division had already been contracted by the Italian ministry of defence to develop a successor to the AgustaWestland AW129 Mangusta attack helicopter.

On India-Russia defence agenda: Kamov-226 helicopters, Project 1135-6 frigates, T-90 tanks; Arun Jaitley, Russian industries minister set to meet soon

On India-Russia defence agenda: Kamov-226 helicopters, Project 1135-6 frigates, T-90 tanks; Arun Jaitley, Russian industries minister set to meet soon

Issues related to the $1-billion Indo-Russian Kamov-226 helicopters, progress of Project 1135-6 frigates for the Indian Navy and T-90 tanks for the Indian Army

Indian Navy sailors assault officer on board INS Sandhayak, removed by using helicopter

Indian Navy sailors assault officer on board INS Sandhayak, removed by using helicopter

Four sailors of the Indian Navy have been removed from the survey ship INS Sandhayak after they allegedly assaulted an officer on board, NDTV reported.

Helicopter operators cautious about new purchases: Honeywell

Helicopter operators cautious about new purchases: Honeywell

For the second consecutive year, Honeywell has downgraded its five-year forecast of global helicopter deliveries by approximately 400 units in the face of slow economic growth and economic and political uncertainty.

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