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US aerospace major Boeing completes delivery of 37 military helicopters to India

IndiaTimes Friday, 10 July 2020
In the midst of India's tense border standoff with China, US aerospace major Boeing delivered the final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters to the Indian Air Force around two weeks ago, and the entire fleet is now part of the assets deployed in key air bases along the Line of Actual Control, officials said on Friday.
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