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Aero India 2013: Industry gears up for Indian naval helicopter tender

7th February 2013 - 14:58 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Bangalore

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Contenders for the Indian Navy’s naval multi-role helicopter (NMRH) programme expect an RfP to be released later this year.

At the Aero India exhibition on 7 February, representatives from various companies extolled the virtues of their respective platforms in meeting the naval requirement, which is expected to be for 75 to 120 aircraft.

George Barton, VP of business development for ship and aviation systems at Lockheed Martin, said the MH-60R would be offered to the Indian Navy in conjunction with the Sierra variant.

‘The Indian Navy will have its own requirement, but we feel that the Romeo and Sierra combination

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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