Indian Air Force gets more wings: Lethal Chinook copters to be formally inducted in IAF on Monday

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will finally induct four heavy lift Chinook helicopters on Monday, March 25 at Air Force Station, Chandigarh, in Squadron No 126 Helicopter Flight (Featherweights).

The helicopters which have already arrived in India last month at Mundra Port in Gujarat, will be formally inducted in the service at an official ceremony, according to officials.

The helicopters made in the US came to India in semi knocked down (SKD) condition and were reassembled in India, and re-tested before being formally sent to their base in Chandigarh.

Financial Express Online had reported last month that the first four CH-47F (I) Chinooks from the US Aerospace giants Boeing Company were delivered ahead of schedule Read More

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