- The Naval Chief said – after getting approval, by the end of the year, the deal could be signed by the US
- 24 Multi-Role Romeo Seahawk Helicopters are considered to be the best marine aircraft in the world
new Delhi. To increase its power in the sea and the South Asian region, Indian Navy is going to buy 24 MH-60 multi-roll helicopter (Romeo Seahawk) helicopter. Naval Chief Karambir Singh told a program on Thursday that the deal will be for the 17 thousand crore rupees with the US for these helicopters. This project is currently proposed. It is expected that after the approval of the end of the year, the deal could be signed by the US.
In a naval and FICCI program, the Naval Chief said that China’s aim is to make its navy global power. He is spending a large amount of money to modernize his navy. This is not new, but India has not ignored it. India is also spending huge budget for modernization in the defense sector. It is also necessary to maintain peace in the Indian Ocean.
Joining the helicopters will increase the strength of the Navy
Romeo Seahawk choppers are considered to be the best marine helicopters in the world. With the involvement of Indian Navy, the ability to hit the ground with the water and anti-submarine war will increase. Apart from this, naval maritime search, rescue and communication campaigns will also increase.
Helicopters have anti-submarine warfare capability, the ability to kill the ground with water, surveillance, search operation, rescue operations, combat capability, gun fire. According to experts, considering the aggressive behavior of China in the Indian Ocean region, time is demanding that India also increase its power.