India’s “Prachand” attack helicopter, the finest assault helicopter in Asia

The first batch of indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopters named as “Prachand” was inducted into the Indian Air Force on Monday in the presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. The Indian-made Military Helicopters induction ceremony was held in Jodhpur, Rajasthan where newly appointed Chief of Defense Staff Anil Chauhan was also present at the ceremony … Read more

HAL Light Combat Helicopter to get its main weapon “Dhruvastra” in 2023

The HAL Light Combat Helicopter “Prachand” was officially inducted into the Indian Air Force yesterday, but it will take at least one more year to arm this gunship with its originally planned weapon, the Dhruvastra Air-to-surface/Anti-tank Guided Missile. The LCH has the capacity to carry 16 units of Dhruvastra ATGMs. Recent reports says that this … Read more

India to deployed Indigenous LCH attack helicopter near Pakistan border

In the direction of becoming self-reliant in the defense sector, the first indigenous attack helicopter LCH of the Indian Air Force will be deployed in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, close to the Pakistan border. On October 3, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) will be formally inducted into the Air Force in Jodhpur in the presence of Defense Minister … Read more

After 17 years of development finally India to induct domestic HAL LCH attack helicopter

The Indian air force will get 10 LCH helicopters and the Indian Army will get 5 for the Army. Currently, there is about 45 percent of domestic material in LCH, but the percentage will be rise in series production of LCH by 55%. Ahead of its annual day on October 8, the Indian Air Force … Read more

Nigeria is looking for attack helicopters, may buy Indian LCH

The military of the African nation needs these attack helicopters in an effort to increase its firepower and to strengthen the country’s counterterrorism and counterinsurgency campaigns. To complement the existing Russian Mil Mi-24/35 Hind and Agusta A109 Power light attack helicopters currently in service, Nigeria is scouting the global market for procuring helicopters for its … Read more

After Tejas fighter jet, India unleashes LCH that could storm the world with its stunning features

The prime minister-led Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) recently cleared the procurement of 15 indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) at a cost of Rs 3,887 crore (roughly $500 million), marking a big step forward in the country’s Make-in-India initiative. The Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) were purchased at a time when the three services are focusing heavily … Read more

India buys 15 Light Combat Helicopters at $34 Million per unit

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) met in New Delhi on Wednesday and approved the procurement of 15 Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) for Rs 3,887 crore, or about Rs 260 crore each. The CCS also approved the creation of infrastructure worth Rs 377 crore. “Light Combat Helicopter Limited Series Production (LSP) is an indigenously designed, developed and manufactured, state-of-the-art … Read more