LAH Lancer Helicopter
|Type||Light attack helicopter|
|Place of origin||India|
|Cruise Speed||176 Km/h|
In 1990s, HAL has developed a light attack helicopter “LANCER”. The Lancer Helicopter is a light attack helicopter developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited as a cost-effective airmobile area weapon system.
The basic structure of the lancer is derived from reliable and proven Cheetah helicopter. The helicopter has bullet proof front panels and crew seat.
- Optimized for anti-insurgency operations, close air support, suppression of enemy fire, attack on vehicular convoys, destruction of enemy machine gun positions and anti-armour applications.
- Carries two jettisonable combination gun-cum-rocket pods, one each on right and left side on suspension points located on the armament pylon,
- A gun sight is provided for accurate aiming and firing by the pilot.
- Each pod carries one 12.7 mm gun and three 70 mm rockets.
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