Made in India Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) MK III Helicopter become officially inducted at INS Utkrosh via way of means of Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN), Lieutenant General Ajai Singh at Port Blair today, information organization ANI reported.
HAL’s ALH MK III Helicopter is synthetic via way of means of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and represents an excellent soar closer to self-reliance withinside the subject of army Helicopter, consistent with the government’s push closer to ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’.
To date, over three hundred of those helicopters were introduced via way of means of HAL and are being flown via way of means of the Armed Forces. Amongst its variants, the MK III version is a maritime position version encompassing today’s sensors and guns that upload punch to India’s prowess at sea.
As consistent with HAL, the ALH Mk-III is a multi-role, multi-challenge flexible helicopter in five. five-tonne category. “It has tested its mettle in diverse application position consisting of severa life-saving missions for the duration of herbal calamities in India and abroad,” the state-owned organisation said.
Besides, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is withinside the system of producing 4 mild application helicopters (LUHs) beneathneath constrained collection manufacturing via way of means of 2022-23. The government-owned aerospace behemoth will construct every other 8 LUHs via way of means of 2023-24. Out of the preliminary quota of 4 choppers, every will visit the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force even as the 2 forces gets 4 LUHs every from the second one batch of the constrained collection manufacturing.