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Singapore Airshow 2018: India plans ballistic protection for under-fire helicopters

29th January 2018 - 12:00 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


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India is looking at the procurement and installation of lightweight fibre-based armour plating in the cargo compartments of seven Mi-17V-5 helicopters under a national competitive bidding process, for which results are awaited.

This requirement released last year by the Indian Air Force (IAF) stated that ballistic protection is needed for ...

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