Following Mishap, Army Suspends ‘Slither Down' Operations From Dhruv

Following Mishap, Army Suspends ‘Slither Down' Operations From Dhruv

Following an accident two days ago, the Army has suspended the use of Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), Dhruv, for ‘Slither Down’ operations by its troops

by Ajay Banerjee

‘Slithering Down’ is a technique by which troops are inserted into an operation and they have to ‘come down’ from the helicopter using a special rope that is attached to the body

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Ka-226T Preparing To Land In India

Ka-226T Preparing To Land In India

Despite the slow progress of the Russian Helicopters Ka-226T India-Russia deal, it is set to be signed at last in the first quarter of this year

Andrey Boginsky, director general of Russian Helicopters, said that all details of the contract for delivery of 200 Kamov Ka-226T light utility helicopters to the Indian MoD were expected to be finally

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