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Maharashtra government buys helicopter worth Rs 100 crore

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The helicopter, which reportedly costs $15 million or Rs 100 crore, comes with a range of 400 nautical miles.

Maharashtra government buys helicopter worth Rs 100 crore
Sikorsky, a  Lockheed Martin company, during the Farnborough International Airshow on Tuesday, announced the sale of S-76D helicopter to Maharashtra government.
The helicopter, which reportedly costs $15 million or Rs 100 crore, comes with a range of 400 nautical miles.
The helicopter with VIP options consists of customised interior, having a seating space for about eight passengers.
This is the first ever S-76D helicopter for India, which is scheduled to be delivered in 2019.
“The S-76D helicopter introduction has been quite successful in the Indo-Pacific region, with more than 30 aircraft sold and delivered in the last five years,” said Christophe Nurit, Sikorsky’s regional executive for Asia.
“The aircraft has been selected and proven for multiple mission requirements ranging from naval and coast guard operations to executive transport," he added.
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