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First Indian batch primed to fly 'Romeo' chopper

10-month training ended in US on April 1; Sikorsky to supply 24 fully built MH-60R naval helicopters, 99 more to be made in India

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Defence ministry | Indian Navy | Naval Warship

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 



Indian pilots flew extensively from the US Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 41 and achieved day and night deck landing qualification on board a US Navy destroye
Indian pilots flew extensively from the US Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 41 and achieved day and night deck landing qualification on board a US Navy destroye

In an important first step towards addressing gaping combat capability shortfalls in its capital warships, the Indian Navy’s first batch of aircrew of its newly acquired MH 60R “Romeo” helicopter completed their training at the US Navy base in San Diego on April 1.

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First Published: Fri, April 08 2022. 22:38 IST

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