Defence ministry has approved the procurement of 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control helicopters for the Indian Navy. The cost of the deal would be around Rs 3,600 crore and the 10 helicopters would be deployed on the aircraft carriers and warships of the Navy including the INS Vikrant and Grigorovich-class frigates.
Source: India Today
Static/Current Takeaways Important for LIC AAO Exam:
- Present Chief of the Naval Staff- Admiral Sunil Lanba.
- Vice Admiral Karambir Singh has been appointed as next Chief of the Naval Staff.