HAL and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Argentina have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) on productive cooperation and acquisition of Light and Medium Utility Helicopters for the armed forces of the Argentine Republic. The LoI was signed by Jorge Taiana, Argentinian Defence Minister and C B Ananthakrishnan, CMD, HAL in the presence of Francisco Cafiero, Secretary of International Affairs, Ambassador Hugo Javier Gobbi, Ambassador Dinesh Bhatia and other senior officers from Argentinian side and HAL.
The Argentinian Defence Minister remarked that the day was interesting and a step on the road to an ever growing and strong collaboration with HAL.CMD HAL and other senior officers of HAL briefed the visiting dignitaries on various activities of HAL and a presentation was made on the occasion.
During the day-long program, the Argentinian Defence Minister and his team viewed the flying display of various HAL products at HAL Airport. The team also paid a visit to LCA, Helicopter Divisions and evinced keen interest in HAL products.