Indian Navy may soon get 111 helicopters to replace aging Chetak fleet

Indian Navy may soon get 111 helicopters to replace aging Chetak fleet

Under a project, 16 helicopters will be in flyaway condition while 95 will be made by an Indian manufacturer.

Oct 31, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

India plans to build Light Combat Helicopters indigenously from 2017-18 onwards

The production plan for indigenously-built Light Combat Helicopters have been made from 2017-18 onwards, the government said on Friday, adding that they are not a replacement for the ageing fleets of Chetak and Cheetah helicopters.

Mar 20, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Search on for Maharana Pratap`s on-screen Chetak

The casting has begun for upcoming show ‘Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap’, with the auditions for horses for the role of Chetak, the 16th century Rajput ruler`s favourite steed.

Apr 19, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

Navy chopper crashes off Vishakhapatnam; 2 missing

A Chetak helicopter belonging to the Indian Navy crashed off the Vishakhapatnam harbour on Tuesday evening.

Mar 05, 2013, 18:50 PM IST

Chopper deal: Proposal to purchase 197 light helicopters put off

A decision to procure 197 light helicopters which have come under scrutiny over allegations of deviation from the tendering process was put off on Tuesday.

Feb 13, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Three Naval personnel killed in chopper crash

Three naval personnel, including two officers, were killed when their Chetak helicopter crashed while landing at Dabolim Naval base here.

Oct 15, 2012, 11:17 AM IST

Plans to replace Cheetah & Chetak to get delayed

Plans to replace the ageing
Cheetah and Chetak chopper fleet of the Army and Air Force are
set to get delayed, thanks to indecision of the Defence
Ministry over conducting of the field trials.

Nov 02, 2009, 18:15 PM IST