NH90 vs. S-70B: India's Naval Multi-Role Helicopter Contract

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The Indian Navy has a tender for a Multi-Role Helicopter (MRH) to replace the Navy’s ageing Sea King fleet. The competition comes down to two finalists, based on either side of the Atlantic: a maritime variant of the European-built NH90 (likely to be the NATO frigate helicopter configuration) from NH Industries and the US-made SH-60 Seahawk from Sikorsky, otherwise known as the S-70B. Both are solid platforms and the decision could mean not just a $1 billion contract, but the possibility of a follow-up order. Defence IQ lays out the specs to see how they compare…