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Cabinet clears 15 indigenous Light Combat Helicopters for Rs 3,887 cr

Each helicopter will cost Rs 260 crore, provide firepower to support infantry

Cabinet clears 15 indigenous Light Combat Helicopters

Ajai Shukla New Delhi
The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) met in New Delhi on Wednesday and approved the procurement of 15 Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) for Rs 3,887 crore, or about Rs 260 crore each. The CCS also approved the creation of infrastructure worth Rs 377 crore.

“Light Combat Helicopter Limited Series Production (LSP) is an indigenously designed, developed and manufactured, state-of-the-art modern combat helicopter containing approximately 45 per cent indigenous content by value, which will progressively increase to more than 55 per cent for the SP (series production) version,” announced a Ministry of Defence (MoD) press release today.

Beyond the preliminary order for 15

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First Published: Mar 30 2022 | 8:02 PM IST

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