With Dhruv fleet grounded, India’s home ministry buys Russian

With Dhruv fleet grounded, India’s home ministry buys Russian

6-Feb-2012 Source: OneIndia

India’s Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to buy six Mi-17V-5 helicopters from Russia to assist its forces engaged in internal security duties, including anti-Naxal operations. The decision came days after the Ministry’s entire fleet of indigenous Dhruv helicopters was grounded following a series of mishaps. (see full story)

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