Attack Helicopters

  • 'Apache choppers to support Army's operational plans' February 5, 2013

    Bangalore: New inductions in the IAF such as Apache attack helicopters will be in support of operational 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 on February 5. "Whatever inductions are taking...
  • Govt allows Army to get its own attack helicopters October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Overruling stiff opposition by the Air Force, the government has allowed the Army to have its own attack helicopter units, meeting its long-time demand. The Defence Ministry has also decided that all future acquisitions of attack helicopters will be made for the Army while the IAF can retain...
  • IAF says 'no' to Army's bid to control attack helicopters October 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The IAF on Friday said it has rejected Army's demand to have their own attack and medium-lift helicopters contending that the country can't afford to have these "little air forces" growing up to do their "own things". The Army has been demanding the control over attack and medium-lift...