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Indian Air Force Apache helicopter seen flying around the mountains in Leh.(ANI)

Induction of Rafale, Apache, Chinook will transform IAF, says President Kovind

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 01:00 PM IST
The nation remains indebted to the contribution of the IAF in securing our skies and assisting civil authorities in humanitarian and disaster relief, the President said the occasion of 88th foundation day of the IAF.
The Chinook helicopters were flown after the deployment and road building activity of China’s military increased across the LAC.
The Chinook helicopters were flown after the deployment and road building activity of China’s military increased across the LAC.

IAF night flies Chinook over DBO as PLA ramps up troops in occupied Aksai Chin

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 11:58 AM IST
The decision to fly Chinook over DBO advance landing ground during night time was taken to test the Indian Army’s capability of rapid insertion of special forces and infantry combat vehicles in case the situation deteriorates.
Chinook Helicopters in ‘vic formation approached the saluting dais and enthralled the audience over the Rajpath.(@IAF_MCC/Twitter)
Chinook Helicopters in ‘vic formation approached the saluting dais and enthralled the audience over the Rajpath.(@IAF_MCC/Twitter)

Chinook and Apache helicopters make debut on Republic Day flypast

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2020 12:51 PM IST
The Chinooks can airlift diverse loads in remote locations. It is a heavy lift, twin rotor helicopter which has enhanced IAF’s lift capability across a range of military and HADR missions.
Newly-inducted IAF helicopters 'Apache' during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad, on October 8, 2019.(PTI File Photo)
Newly-inducted IAF helicopters 'Apache' during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad, on October 8, 2019.(PTI File Photo)

Apache, Chinook choppers to debut at Republic Day fly-past

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 06:26 AM IST
The Indian Air Force said on Monday that the fly-past on Republic Day will consist of 45 aircraft — 16 fighter jets, 10 transport planes, and 19 helicopters.
Loaded with fire-and-forget Hellfire missiles, the Apache AH-64E(I) helicopters can track up to 128 targets in a minute and prioritise threats.(ANI / Twitter)
Loaded with fire-and-forget Hellfire missiles, the Apache AH-64E(I) helicopters can track up to 128 targets in a minute and prioritise threats.(ANI / Twitter)

Apache helicopters set to join IAF today: All you need to know

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:14 AM IST
The Indian Air Force will be receiving 22 Apache AH-64E(I) helicopters in all in a $1.1-billion deal with US defence giant Boeing signed in September 2015.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) received its first CH-47F (I) Chinook on February 10 at the Mundra port in Gujarat.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
The Indian Air Force (IAF) received its first CH-47F (I) Chinook on February 10 at the Mundra port in Gujarat.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

IAF inducts 4 combat-ready Chinook helicopters

Chandigarh | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Each Chinook helicopter has a payload capacity of about 10 tonne which is a major boost to India’s strategic airlift capability.
The defence ministry has cleared an army proposal for buying over 1 million hand grenades that will be made in India, two officials said on the condition of anonymity.(AFP File Photo)
The defence ministry has cleared an army proposal for buying over 1 million hand grenades that will be made in India, two officials said on the condition of anonymity.(AFP File Photo)

Army to get over one million hand grenades

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 12:19 AM IST
Tenders worth Rs 25,000 crore are likely to be awarded to different yards in the next one to two years, an official said.
he government had finalised the contract for IAF’s 22 Apaches (above) and 15 Chinooks in September 2015.(Photo: US Army)
he government had finalised the contract for IAF’s 22 Apaches (above) and 15 Chinooks in September 2015.(Photo: US Army)

Boeing’s Apache, Chinook helicopters for India complete inaugural flights

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 05:26 PM IST
India is procuring 22 AH-64E Apache attack choppers and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopters from Boeing.
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