The Light Utility Helicopter being manufactured in India through HAL will encompass heating and air flow from French company Liebherr.
The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) for the Indian Army and Indian Air Force will characteristic an onboard heating and air flow machine from Liebherr Aerospace & Transportation after the French enterprise signed a settlement really well worth an undisclosed price with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
Liebherr and HAL formerly co-operated on army aviation applications which include the Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter, Tejas mild fighter plane and Dornier Do 228 maritime patrol plane.
The Indian Defence Acquisition Council in early November accredited the procurement of 12 LUHs from HAL with the primary shipping scheduled for August 2022.
However, ordering a dozen LUHs will slightly make a dent on Indian necessities for 187 new mild helicopters to update out of date Chetak and Cheetah platforms.