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Fund cut may result in postponement of Defence Minister`s key purchases

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:38

Defence Ministry faced cut of Rs 7,800 crore in modernisation funds which may result in postponement of key military purchases such as attack choppers and mid-air refuelling tankers, officials said.

Indian company wins Boeing contract for Chinook components

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 00:46

Indian company Dynamatic has been awarded the contract to supply aft pylon and cargo ramp assemblies for Boeing's CH-47F Chinook helicopters.

`Taliban leader who downs NATO helicopter killed`

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 14:47

A local Taliban leader, who was accused of shooting down a NATO CH-47 Chinook helicopter last year, was killed in Afghanistan`s eastern province of Kunar, the NATO- led coalition forces confirmed on Wednesday.

RPG downed Chinook in Afghanistan: US report

Last Updated: Thursday, October 13, 2011, 15:59

A Chinook helicopter crash in Afghanistan killed 30 United States troops in August.

Eight troops die in two days in Afghanistan: NATO

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 18:00

So far this year, 377 American and other NATO service members have died in the war in Afghanistan.

Chinook helicopters: the workhorse of US military

Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 16:33

Chinook helicopters are used to haul large numbers of troops and equipment to the battlefield.

UK report clears pilots in 1994 Chinook crash

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 11:17

The 1994 helicopter crash killed 29 British military, intelligence and law enforcement officials.

Boeing submit proposals to IAF to sell helicopters

Last Updated: Friday, October 23, 2009, 15:36

US aerospace major Boeing has submitted two proposals to the Indian Air Force (IAF) offering the AH-64D Apache and the CH-47F Chinook for India`s attack and heavy-lift helicopter competitions.