American Aerospace Company Boeing delivered four Chinook military helicopters for the IAF on Mundra port in Gujarat on February 10, 2019. The statement issued by the company said that CH47F (I) Chinook will be taken to Chandigarh, where he will be formally included in the Indian Air Force.
India will get 15 more Chinook helicopters. From strategic point of view to India, Chinook helicopters are so important that their arrival will increase the capacity of the Air Force. This helicopter will be helpful in delivering goods to the canvas in high mountain areas.
Significantly, India had finalized the process of purchasing 22 Apache helicopters and 15 Chinook helicopters with Boeing in September 2015.
Features of Chinook Helicopter
Importance to India
From the perspective of the IAF, it can prove to be very beneficial in a strategic way. Chinook and Apache helicopters are considered to be very important for the IAF in the kind of environment that India and neighboring neighbors China and Pakistan have built. With the help of Chinook helicopters, road construction material can easily be brought to the border areas, which will accelerate the infrastructure development on Indian borders. As well as Apache helicopters are being considered to be very good in military terms.
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