First Chetak Received 25 July, 2019

HAL delivered a Chetak helicopter ahead of schedule to Indian Navy. HAL entered into a contract with the Indian Navy in August 2017 for supply of eight Chetak helicopters with the delivery schedule of first two in August 2019 and balance in August 2020.  These helicopters are fitted with communication and navigation systems developed by HAL. HAL is producing the Chetak Helicopters for last five decades under license from Airbus Helicopters. These helicopters are used by Navy for communication duties, search & rescue, patrolling.
Mr GVS Bhaskar, CEO-Helicopter Complex, “HAL has successfully restarted the Chetak helicopter production line after incorporating latest technologies. We are committed to deliver the remaining seven helicopters as per the delivery schedule”, he added. 

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