The United States of America on Tuesday approved mega defence deal with India for sale of 24 multi role MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters at an estimated cost of $2.4 billion. The Trump administration on Tuesday informed US Congress about the approval of 24 MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters defence deal with India.

About MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters

  1. The MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters are considered as world’s most advanced maritime helicopters manufactured by Lockheed Martin which are capable of operating from Frigates, destroyers, cruisers and aircraft carriers.
  2. The Multi mission choppers are capable of performing anti surface and anti submarine warfare missions.
  3. The MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters were deployed in US Navy in 2006.
  4. The MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters sensors include MTS-FLIR, IFF Interrogator, advanced airborne fleet data link, ASE package and active low frequency sonar.
  5. The MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters are equipped with 54 air launched torpedoes and hellfire missiles.

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