- India received 2 MH-60R multi-role helicopters.
- India is acquiring 24 of these choppers.
The Indian Navy has gotten two MH-60R multi-job helicopters from the US, in a lift to its battle capacities.
Authorities said the Navy got the choppers from the US Navy in a service held at a maritime air station in San Diego on Friday.
“The service denoted the conventional exchange of these helicopters from US Navy to Indian Navy, which were acknowledged by Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Indian Ambassador to the US,” a representative of the Indian Navy said.
Deepening 🇮🇳🇺🇸 Defence ties !— Taranjit Singh Sandhu (@SandhuTaranjitS) July 16, 2021
Attended the handing over ceremony of the first @LockheedMartin #MH60R Multi Role Helicopters from @USNavy to @indiannavy, along with Vice Adm. Kenneth Whitesell, Commander US Naval Air Forces and DCNS Vice Adm Ravneet Singh at #SanDiego today. pic.twitter.com/DGUK1FfQwE
Indian Navy received the first 2 of 24 helicopters from US.
MH-60R helicopters, made by US’s Lockheed Martin Corporation, is an all-climate helicopter
MH-60R helicopters fabricated by Lockheed Martin Corporation is an all-climate helicopter intended to help various missions with cutting-edge flying and sensors.
India is acquiring 24 of these helicopters from the US government under the system of foreign military deals.
The helicopters would likewise be changed with a few India-one-of-a-kind hardware and weapons.
“The enlistment of these helicopters would additionally upgrade the Indian Navy’s three-dimensional abilities,” the representative said
“To abuse these strong helicopters, the principal clump of Indian group is by and by going through preparing in the US,” he said.