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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.

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.

Navy chopper crashes off Vishakhapatnam; 2 missing

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

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.

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.

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.