With the Navy embarking on an upgrade programme of a fleet of anti-submarine helicopters, Bengaluru-based defence equipment manufacturer Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd has offered “its expertise” in partnership with Adani Defence.
ADTL wrote to the Navy last month proposing its involvement in the MLU (mid life upgrade) programme of KA-28 anti-submarine helicopters.
The Defence Ministry had cleared an upgrade programme for its 10 Navy Kamov Ka-28 anti-submarine warfare helicopters to give the choppers extended service life and enhance capabilities in terms of sensors and avionics.
The contract for retrofitting of the ten Ka-28 helicopters was tied between Russia and India in 2016. Read More