The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) performed profitable touchdown and deck trial of the newly-inducted ALH Mk-III helicopter on certainly one of its ships off Chennai coast, stated an official assertion on Tuesday.
The ICG known as it a landmark occasion in “ship integration” of this indigenously-built helicopter.
“In a sea-air coordinated operation, first ever successful landing and deck trial of newly inducted ‘state-of-the-art’ ALH Mk-III helicopter on ICG ship undertaken off Chennai on April 26, 2021,” it stated.
In a sea-air coordinated Op, first ever profitable touchdown and deck trial of newly inducted ‘State-of-the-Art’ ALH Mk-III helicopter on ICG Ship undertaken off Chennai on 26 Apr 21. A landmark occasion in Ship integration of this #indigenously-built helicopter (1/2)
— Indian Coast Guard (@IndiaCoastGuard) April 27, 2021
The integration will enhance attain and operational capabilities of the ICG manifold, it said.
“The ICG will induct 16 ALH Mk-III built by HAL, Bangalore under Atmanirbhar Bharat to enhance preparedness towards coastal surveillance and search and rescue operations,” it added.
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