Military Helicopter

  • India nears $2.5 billion deal for Boeing military helicopters August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: India has decided to acquire Boeing's Chinook and Apache helicopters, a defence ministry official said on Saturday, in a deal valued at $2.5 billion that could ease strained ties between New Delhi and Washington. The new nationalist-led government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has grand plans to vastly strengthen...
  • US military helicopter crashes near South Korea April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A US military helicopter crashed near the North Korean border during a joint military exercise with South Korea on Tuesday. All twelve service personnel on board the helicopter have reportedly survived the crash. The cause of the crash is still unknown. Meanwhile, North Korea has condemned the joint exercises...
  • IAF to buy American legend, Chinook military helicopter September 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force could soon be acquiring an American legend the Chinook military helicopter at a cost of $600 million. The controversy over the nuclear deal notwithstanding, India is now increasingly tilting towards the US for military equipment. A Request for Information has been made to the...
  • US military helicopter struck down June 15, 2007

    Kabul (Afghanistan): The Taliban claimed to have shot down a US military helicopter in Helmand province on Wednesday night. Taliban spokesman Yousuf Ahmadi claimed the Chinook helicopter was brought down by a rocket propelled grenade. All seven on board were killed. It reportedly crashed near the Kajaki dam, which has been the...