What should India choose as its new Naval Multi-Role Helicopter?
The competition to supply the Indian Navy with a multirole replacement to its Sea King helicopters continues to create tensions between the two competing vendors. The horns of NH Industries (NHI) and Sikorsky have been firmly locked for years, pitching the NH-90 and the S-70B Seahawk, respectively. Much is riding on the package for 16 units, more so than just the $1 billion contract value. Following this decision, a further 75 helicopters are rumoured to be in consideration for tender.
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