Friday, February 8, 2013

IAF to deploy Apache helicopters strike at Indo-China border

New inductions in the IAF Apache attack helicopters Such as will be operational in Support of Plans of the Army, Which is raising a new Strike Corps along the borders with China in the northeastern sector, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne Said here today.

"Whatever inductions are taking place in the IAF, They Will fully supporting the Army's plans. All the strike helicopters like the Apache ... They will all supporting the Army's plans, "he Told reporters on the sidelines of a seminar here.

The proposal was first felt by the Army goal it was returned by the government Asked Which the three services to work together on Plans to Strengthen Their capabilities que area.

"We feel the revised Plan to the Defence Ministry in December," Browne said. The IAF is schedule to deploy majorit√© of icts new inductions Such as the additional C-130J Transport planes and six new midair refueling tanker aircraft at the Proposed headquarters of the new body in Panagarh in West Bengal to Strengthen country's defense capabilities que sector, IAF sources said.

The power station is to schedule aussi share of the fleet of 22 Apache helicopters Being procured from the U.S. que sector.

The proposal is awaiting clearance from Defence Ministry's Finance Wing and Its Estimated cost is Being.

Commenting on how the cut of around Rs 12,000 crore in the defense budget Affecting was his strength, Browne Said, "Well We have the 42 Su-30MKI aircraft. The contract (for the additional planes) Has to be signed. Payments Have to be made for That Because The first four aircraft deliveries will take place in March. We have to find money for it. "

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) HAD signed a deal with Russia for the additional 42 Su-30MKIs in December last year and will be 28 of thesis produced under license by HAL in the country and the rest Would Be built in Russia.

On Defence Research and Development Organisation's Proposed Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) project, Browne Said it was "too early" to talk about the flat being has fifth-generation one.

"When all Requirements are firmed up, then we will see what technologies are feasible and what are not possible. Then you put it que bracket, "he said.


  1. india armed forces need 100+ apaches to counter chinese aggression near borders,not 22/////

  2. Yes , 22 helicopters are not enough to defend the long China border & along Pakisthan. In view of the aggressive and expansionist attitude of China we need at least 50more apache helicopters.China can attack anytime because their roads, bridges and infrastructure are ready.



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