All hail HAL! Get ready for 'Made in India' Apache-like military helicopter

All hail HAL!
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All hail HAL!

Hindustan Aeronautics is all set to produce a 10 to 12 tonne attack helicopter which will be comparable with the Apache of the Boeing. It will of great strategic significance and ready by 2027.

As per military expert, this project will be the biggest by the HAL after development of the Tejas military aircraft

Over the years, HAL has designed, developed and manufactured various indigenous products. Here's a list of few

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Light Combat Aircraft
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Light Combat Aircraft

Along with its variants Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is the smallest and lightest Multi-Role Supersonic Fighter Aircraft of its class.

This Tailless Aircraft is designed and developed to meet the diverse needs of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Navy (IN).

It incorporates a highly reliable quadruplex digital fly-by-wire Flight Control System.

In pic: LCA Tejas

​Light Combat Helicopter
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​Light Combat Helicopter

Designed and developed by HAL, Light Combat Helicopter is capable of operating at altitudes as high as Siachen glacier.

It was manufactured in response to the operational needs of Indian armed forces.

Equipped with a helmet mounted sight and a forward looking infrared sighting system, LCH pilots can now detect and destroy any target on ground or in the air.

Advanced Light Helicopter
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Advanced Light Helicopter

The Advanced Light Helicopter is a multi-role, new generation helicopter in the 5.5-ton weight class, indigenously designed and developed by HAL.

It provides superlative performance throughout its flight envelope.

It is suited for a high-speed cruise for rapid deployment and to maximise the area of operations.

In pic: HAL Dhruv

​Unmanned aerial vehicle
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​Unmanned aerial vehicle

Rustom 2 is a medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle. It is developed on the lines of predator drones of the US to carry out surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) roles for the armed forces with an endurance of 24 hours.

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