Indian Navy receives first two MH-60R multi-role helicopters
On 16th July 2021, The Indian Navy received the first two MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) from the United States Navy at Naval Air Station in North Island, San Diego.
- Indian Navy signed a deal of 15,157 crore ($2.13 billion) to buy 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters, manufactured by Lockheed Martin In February 2020.
- The deal marks defence collaboration and partnership between the US and India.
- Going forwards, the US Navy will support the Indian Naval Forces through capability upgrades and sustainment as the aircraft is inducted.
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