It is noted that during the tests, the functionality of the attack helicopter is tested in desert conditions. In particular, practicing strikes against ground targets from different heights. Previously, the firing capabilities of the new Indian helicopter were evaluated in tropical conditions.
The Indian military command reports that missiles are used during fire tests. In particular, strikes against targets that mimic Tanks and armored personnel carriers.
It is reported that 5,5-ton machine can effectively fire not only at ground targets. It is noted that the helicopter can be used on airplanes flying at relatively low speed. In addition, it is stated that Hindustan Aeronautics Limited LCH can even be used as an anti-submarine helicopter.
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Manufacturers report that with appropriate re-equipment the helicopter can be used for search and rescue and observation missions.
The height limit is about 6500 m. In service are missiles (70 mm) and 20-mm machine gun.
The company HAL said that the new model has a wider range of useful characteristics (including payload for fuel and ammunition) in comparison with analogues.
An important feature of the attack helicopter from HAL is that it can be used both above the sea, there and in the conditions of the Himalayan heights (up to the mentioned 6,5-km limit) with a significant temperature difference.