[World Wide Web Military January 18] Indias military equipment manufacturer, Hindustan Airlines Limited (HAL), announced on January 17 that India had successfully conducted live ammunition tests of domestic light attack helicopters.
In the recent test in Orissa, the pilots successfully completed the training mission and the missile successfully hit the air target and completely destroyed it, the source said. According to the companys information, any combat helicopter currently in service in India does not have such tactical and technical performance.
In 2006, India announced for the first time a project to build a domestic light combat helicopter. This helicopter is mainly used to support infantry in the air and attack enemy armored vehicles, with mountainous combat capabilities. The maximum take-off weight is 5.5 tons, the speed can reach 330 kilometers per hour and the voyage can reach 550 kilometers. The helicopter is equipped with a 22mm aircraft gun and a 70mm rocket has been tested in 2018. India has yet to announce the time of the helicopters installation, and the Indian Army has ordered about 180 helicopters.
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