India seeks to shortlist bidders for 111 naval helicopters
Updated : February 12, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Lockheed Martin, Airbus Helicopters and Bell Helicopters are among those expected to participate in the bidding, the ministry statement said, to replace the navy's ageing Soviet-era helicopters.
India has been trying to modernise its military to narrow the gap with China but defence expenditure has been largely stagnant, making for slow procurement.
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