Indian Navy MH-60R Seahawk Phase II, 09-Sep-21 : #Seahawks Lockheed-Martin awarded $208M Foreign Military Sale (FMS) contract for Phase II of design of unique hardware and software for Indian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopters.
Indian Navy Accepts First MH-60R Seahawks, 18-Jul-21 : #Seahawks The Indian Navy accepts first 2 of 24 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk Multi Role Helicopters (MRH). The first 14 Indian sailors began training courses at the US Navy Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit North Island (CNATTU NI)
First ALH Mk III for Indian Navy and Coast Guard, 07-Feb-21 : #AeroIndia HAL delivered first 3 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) Mk III to the Indian Navy and first 2 to the Indian Coast Guard during Aero India 2021. Part of a 16 helicopters contract
HAL Delivers Upgraded Chetak to Indian Navy, 25-Jul-19 : HAL delivered first of eight Chetak (Alouette III built in India) upgraded helicopters with the latest communication and navigation systems to the Indian Navy from a contract signed in August 2017
Indian Navy Helicopters on Australian Ships, 06-May-19 : #AUSINDEX India and Australia highlighted their navies’ interoperability during AUSINDEX in the Bay of Bengal with their Sea King, Chetak (Alouette III), MRH90 and MH-60R Seahawk helicopters
Indian Navy Requests 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH), 16-Feb-19 : #IndianNavy India announced Expression of Interest (EoI) for 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) to replace HAL Chetak (Alouette III). 95 are to be built locally under the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Candidates for the 5ton class includes Panther, S-76 and Bell 429
Ship-Based Ka-226T Shown to Indian Delegation, 12-Apr-18 : Indian MoD delegation visited Kamov to review the ship based Ka-226T.
In November 2017 was approved a tender for a new utility helicopter for the Indian Navy. This model will be produced in India
Russia Offering Ka-226T to the Indian Navy, 10-Jan-18 : Russian Helicopters to participate in the tender for the supply of 111 shipborne Ka-226T for the Indian Navy following the October 2016 agreement for 200 helicopters with HAL