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Light Armed Helicopter Unveiled

Light Armed Helicopter Unveiled December 21, 2018

Republic of Korea based KAI introduced its new helicopter.

Helicopter is developed by the Republic of Korea with local facilities was introduced as LAH (Light Armed Helicopter). The main design studies of the system is started in June 2015 and completed in 2016. The platform is developed for the use of the RoK Army, will start ground tests next month and will make its first flight in May 2019. After tests, which are planned to complete in three years, the LAH will begin to enter the Korean Armed Forces inventory in 2023.

LAH was developed as 5-ton class with the aim of civilian and military markets. The helicopter, which has high mobility and improved avionics, can carry up to 15 passengers.

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