The first Chinook Heavy lift helicopter out of four which India has bought from America came into play today.
Chinook CH-47 is a heavy duty helicopter which are used by many advance Air Forces in the world today. Its performance is unparallel.
Chinook is a multi-purpose, vertical elevator platform helicopter used to carry soldiers, weapons, equipment and fuel. It is also used in human and disaster relief operations. It can also be used to deliver relief material and save a large number of people.
The Chinook is a multi-mission aircraft inuse by U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, National Guard and more than 19 countries, including Canada, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Japan, Italy, Greece, Spain, South Korea, Australia and the United Arab Emirates.
It has a whooping top speed of 315 Km/hr. And it has the capability to perform task on every situation.
India has emerged as one of the largest buyer of weapons and army supplies in the world. The raffle deal and now Chinook is just the beginning.