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MH-60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH)

MH-60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH):

Indian Navy accepted the first two of its MH-60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH) from US Navy in a ceremony held at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego on 16 Jul 21. The ceremony marked the formal transfer of these helicopters from US Navy to Indian Navy.

  • 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 MRH would further 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.