India to float two billion dollar military helicopter tender

India is to invite global bids worth two billion dollars for 384 light helicopters in the second biggest military deal this year, defence ministry officials said on Friday.

India to float two billion dollar military helicopter tender
A source from the Indian government's weapons contract clearing agency said the call for tenders was finalised and approved on Thursday, and "will be sent out within two weeks" to global defence firms.

Bids would be invited from US-based Bell Helicopter, British-Italian firm AgustaWestland, Russia's Kamov and Eurocopter, a unit of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS).


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