Two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for IAF arrived at the Mundra port, Gujarat

Last Updated: July 10, 2019

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Two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for IAF arrived at the Mundra port, Gujarat
10 July 2019 Current Affairs: American aerospace company confirmed about the arrival of 2 new heavy-lift CH-47F (I) Chinooks helicopters for the Indian Air Force (IAF).
It is at the Mundra port in Gujarat. 
They will provide IAF an unmatched strategic airlift capability.
IAF ordered 15 Chinooks along with 22 Apache attack helicopters. 
The first 4 Chinooks received in February, 2019.
The CH-47 Chinook, advanced multi-mission helicopter unsurpassed ability to deliver heavy payloads to high altitudes. 
It is suitable for operations in the high Himalayas.
It was battle-tested in diverse, extreme conditions throughout the world and proven capability to operate in the wide range of conditions.

About Indian Air Force :
Founded: 8 October 1932, India
Headquarters: New Delhi
Fighters: Sukhoi Su-30MKI, Dassault Mirage 2000, Mikoyan MiG-29, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, HAL Tejas
Chief of Air Staff(CAS): Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa

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