MH-60r Multi Role Helicopters (MRH)
17th July, 2021 Security and Defence
- The Indian Navy accepted first batch of two MH-60r Multi Role Helicopters (MRH) from US Navy.
About MH-60R helicopters:
- MH-60R helicopters manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA is an all-weather helicopter designed to support multiple missions with state of the art avionics/ sensors.
- 24 of these helicopters are being procured under Foreign Military Sales from the US Government.
- The helicopters would also be modified with several India Unique Equipment and weapons.
- The induction of these would enhance Indian Navy’s three dimensional capabilities.
- In order to exploit these potent helicopters, the first batch of Indian crew is presently undergoing training in USA.