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MH60R helicopter

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Source: TOI

 Context: The Indian Navy achieved another unique feat after an MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multi-mission helicopter landed on the indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant.

  • Manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corporation is an all-weather helicopter designed to support multiple missions with state-of-the-art avionics and sensors.

 About MH60R:

  • MH60R helicopter is a versatile platform known for its exceptional ASW, surveillance, anti-shipping, and search and rescue capabilities
  • MH60 R, considered one of the most advanced maritime helicopters in the world, is designed to operate from frigates, destroyers, cruisers and aircraft carriers. It is an all-weather helicopter designed to support multiple missions with state-of-the-art avionics/ sensors.