IAF inducts 4 Heavy-Lift Chinook helicopters
Indian Air Force has formally inducted the 4 heavy-lift Chinook helicopters which will be deployed at Chandigarh’s Air Force Station 12 Wing. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa announced the induction at a ceremony held at Air Force base in Chandigarh. These helicopters are capable of vertical lift and heavy lifting in hilly areas. He said that vertical lift capability across a diversified terrain was required as India faces multiple security challenges. A multi-mission heavy-left transport helicopter, Chinook will be used to move troops, artillery, ammunition, supplies and equipment on the battlefield.