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Indian Army lodges Dhruv order

6th September 2017 - 07:51 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is in receipt of an order for 41 further Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), primarily for the Indian Army, according to an announcement by the state-owned entity on 4 September.

The deal is worth INR61 billion ($951 million) and will see 40 Dhruvs delivered to the army and one to the Indian Navy (IN) within a period of five years.

Among the army order is 18 Dhruv-WSI (Weapons System Integrated) armed variants (pictured above), also known as the Dhruv Mk IV Rudra.

T Suvarna Raju, HAL’s chairman and managing director, said, ‘The latest order reflects

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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