“India’s indigenous tank killer ‘LCH Prachand’ lands at advanced landing ground near China border in one of its first such missions”, Swarajyamag, November 1, 2023:
“In a first-of-its-kind mission, the Indian Army’s indigenous ‘tank-killer’ light combat helicopter (LCH) Prachand, landed at a high-altitude advanced landing ground (ALG) in the northeastern sector near the China border.
This comes just a day (30 October) after LCH Prachand fired its 70 mm rockets and 20 mm guns for the first time. These same LCH Prachand helicopters, based at the Missamari military base in Assam, under the Exercise Poorvi Akash conducted by the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Eastern Air Command landed at a high-altitude ALG opposite the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
IAF Eastern Air Command posted on social media platform X (formerly Twitter) stating “As part of Ex Poorvi Akash of EAC IAF, the indigenous LCH Prachand today landed at a high elevation ALG on one of its first such deployments, carrying out joint training with ground forces, alongside a variety of other combat platforms and systems participating in the exercise…..”
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