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Light combat helicopters being built for Rs 125 crore each, says HAL

HAL's high-altitude attack helicopter is one-third the cost of the Apache

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Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd | HAL's light combat helicopter | Indian Air Force

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

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A key attribute of the 5.8-tonne LCH is its ability to fly and fight at the altitudes the Army is deployed at

In a double assertion of its proficiency in building different kinds of helicopters, Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) on Monday achieved two significant landmarks: The company rolled out its 300th Dhruv advanced light helicopter (ALH) for the military; and also conducted the inaugural ground run of the first light combat helicopter (LCH) it is series-producing for the (IAF).

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First Published: Tue, September 29 2020. 21:12 IST