Mangaluru: ‘HAL helicopter CG870’ added to Coast Guard

09:39 AM Nov 17, 2022 | PTI |

Mangaluru: The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on Tuesday handed over the last of the 16 ALHs (Mk-III, Maritime role) contracted with the CG at a program in Bengaluru.


“We are proud to be associated with HAL and happy to issue a Letter of Intent for nine more helicopters,” DG Coast Guard V S Pathania was quoted as saying in a HAL statement.

“Despite COVID-19, HAL delivered all the helicopters at the shortest time with seamless production activities and this allows us to strengthen India’s Maritime security,” he said.

The CG signed a contract with HAL for supply of 16 ALH Mk III in March 2017.

ALH Mk III is indigenously designed, developed and produced by Bengaluru-headquartered HAL.


The company has so far produced more than 330 ALHs, a helicopter which has logged more than 3.74 lakhs of flying hours, it said.


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