Science and Technology
Context: Asia’s largest helicopter manufacturing facility in Karnataka’s Tumkur.
- It is also a new greenfield helicopter factory.
- This helicopter factory is Asia’s largest helicopter manufacturing facility and will initially produce Light Utility Helicopters (LUHs).
- LUH is an indigenously designed and developed 3-ton class, single-engine multipurpose utility helicopter with the unique feature of high maneuverability.
- This facility will enable India to meet its entire requirement of helicopters indigenously and will attain the distinction of enabling self-reliance in helicopter design, development and manufacture in the country.
Source: Indian Express
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