Daily Archives: March 25, 2009

Boeing AH-64D Apache benefits as India cancels $550 million helicopter tender

Follow Bangalore Aviation on Twitter For quite some time the rumour mill had it that the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) was going to scrap the $550 million tender for 22 attack helicopters. Earlier today this rumour was confirmed. According to a spokesman the tender had to be cancelled since ‘the remaining three companies still participating in the tender were …

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Indian Navy Kamov Ka-28 Helix helicopter crashes at sea off Goa coast, crew rescued

An Indian Navy Kamov Ka-28 “Helix-A” helicopter crashed in the Arabian Sea, 22 nautical miles off the coast Goa, earlier day, but the three crew escaped unhurt. The Ka-28 is the export version of the Ka-27Pl Image courtesy Wikipedia The helicopter had taken off from the Indian Navy base at Goa INS Hansa at 11:00 (05:30 UTC) on a routine …

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