PM Modi to hand over LCHs to IAF on Nov 19
Hindustan Times|November 16, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on November 19 hand over locally produced military hardware, including light combat helicopters (LCHs), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and electronic warfare systems for warships, to the armed forces at a function in Jhansi as part of celebrations to mark the 75th year of India's independence, highlighting the government's focus on achieving self-reliance in the defence sector.
Rahul Singh

NEW DELHI: The PM will hand over the LCH, designed and developed by state-run plane-maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari, and UAVs manufactured by local startups to army chief General MM Naravane, the defence ministry said in a statement on Monday.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the three-day event on November 17.

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