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India Launches Program to Replace 111 Soviet-Era Helicopters

India this week asked foreign companies to bid for a nearly $3 billion deal to manufacture 111 military helicopters on Indian soil in collaboration with domestic firms to replace the navy’s aging Soviet-era aircraft, the country’s defense ministry announced.

India's navy currently uses the French-designed Chetak model helicopter, but will purchase 111 new multi-utility aircraft

Royal Air Force Red Arrows Jet Crashes in Wales

LONDON (AP) — A jet belonging to the British military’s Red Arrows aerobatic team crashed Tuesday at an air base in Wales, the air force and emergency services said. There was no immediate word on casualties.

RAF Red Arrows