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The HAL Rudra, also known as ALH-WSI, is an armed version of HAL Dhruv. Rudra is equipped with Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and Thermal Imaging Sights Interface, a 20 mm turret gun, 70 mm rocket pods, anti-tank guided missiles and air-to-air missiles. IA2155 seen here during Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka on 21 February.
Photo: Janam Parikh
Bareilly/Barracks
Rwy: : 12/30H
Pos: 28°20'16"N 079°27'38"E
Elev: 555 ft
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23 (I) R&O Flt Cheetah


39 (I) R&O Flt Chetak
Bhatinda/Bucho
Rwy: 13/31, HEL
Pos: 30°14'04"N 075°03'00"E
Elev: 700 ft
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668 AAS (R&O)

29 R&O Flt Chetak Desert Chetaks
Bikrampark
Rwy: 03/21H
Pos: 32°53'44"N 075°05'39"E
Elev: 2072 ft
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. . (I) R&O Flt Cheetah
Dinjan
Rwy: 07/25H, HEL
Pos: 27°32'41"N 095°14'18"E
Elev: 388 ft
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22 (I) R&O Flt Cheetah Sentinels of the Far East
204 AAS (UH) 'Soldiers of the Sky'

2041 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
Flying Warriors


2042 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
Gurgaon
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 28°21'02"N 076°57'27"E
Elev: 834 ft
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Haldwani
Rwy: 01/19, HEL
Pos: 29°14'46"N 079°32'36"E
Elev: 1998 ft
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206 AAS (UH) 'Hornbills'

2061 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III


2062 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
Dhruv Mk.III IA3108 of the 206 AA Sqn together with IA1180 performing at Aero India.
Photo: Yelahanka, 18 February 2019, Arjun Sarup
Jalandhar
Rwy: 14/32H, HEL
Pos: 31°17'29"N 075°36'28"E
Elev: 769 ft
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661 AAS (R&O)

. . R&O Flt Cheetah


. . R&O Flt Cheetah
Jhansi (VIJN)
Rwy: 15/33, HEL
Pos: 25°29'24"N 078°33'35"E
Elev: 786 ft
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664 AAS (R&O)

6 R&O Flt Chetak


10 R&O Flt Cheetah Helifirst


26 R&O Flt Cheetah Island Hawks


31 R&O Flt Cheetah Pine hawks
Khalsi
Rwy: 11/29H
Pos: 34°19'07"N 076°54'09"E
Elev: 9810 ft
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37 (I) R&O Flt Cheetah
Leh/Barracks East
Rwy: 06/24H
Pos: 34°07'37"N 077°33'20"E
Elev: 10657 ft
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666 AAS (R&O) 'Siachen Saviours'

3 R&O Flt Cheetah Siachen Saviours


7 R&O Flt Cheetah Smashing Seven
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2 (I) UH Flt Dhruv Kargil Condors
Leh/Barracks West
Rwy: 07/25H
Pos: 34°07'46"N 077°32'14"E
Elev: 11154 ft
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203 AAS (UH) 'Ladakh Leviathans'

2031 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III


2032 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
Leimakhong
Rwy: 01/19H, HEL
Pos: 24°56'46"N 093°50'57"E
Elev: 2785 ft
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27 (I) R&O Flt Cheetah
Likabali
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 27°39'05"N 094°42'15"E
Elev: 457 ft
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252 AAS (ALH-WSI)

2521 ALH-WSI Flt Rudra


2522 ALH-WSI Flt Rudra
. . UAV Sqn

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Mamun
Rwy: 18/36H, HEL
Pos: 32°17'23"N 075°43'50"E
Elev: 1331 ft
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670 AAS (R&O) 'Blazing Falcons'

19 R&O Flt Cheetah
205 AAS (UH)

2051 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III


2052 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
Manasbal
Rwy: 17/35, HEL
Pos: 34°14'54"N 074°38'57"E
Elev: 5255 ft
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202 AAS (UH) 'Soaring Gideons'

2021 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III


2022 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
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Missamari
Rwy: 05/23, HEL
Pos: 26°49'04"N 092°35'56"E
Elev: 306 ft
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667 AAS (R&O) 'Eastern Hawks'

21 R&O Flt Dhruv Flying Dragons
. . . AAS

. . UH Flt Dhruv
Nagrota
Rwy: 02/20, HEL
Pos: 32°47'38"N 074°54'37"E
Elev: 1128 ft
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662 AAS (R&O)

2 R&O Flt Cheetah


4 R&O Flt Lancer


9 R&O Flt Cheetah
. . UAV Sqn

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Nagtalao
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 26°26'04"N 073°06'06"E
Elev: 755 ft
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669 AAS (R&O) 'Desert Hawks'

5 R&O Flt Lancer


15 R&O Flt
251 AAS (ALH-WSI)

2511 ALH-WSI Flt Rudra


2512 ALH-WSI Flt Rudra
Lancer Z3476
Photo: Anonymus
Nasik Road (VANR)
Nashik/Gandhinagar
Rwy: 09/27, HEL
Pos: 19°57'50"N 073°48'25"E
Elev: 1962 ft
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665 AAS (R&O) 'Daring Hawks'

14 R&O Flt Cheetah


18 R&O Flt Cheetah
Chetak
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1 (I) UH Flt Dhruv First Among Equals
301 AAS (Spec Ops)

- Dhruv Mk.III
201 AAS (UH) 'Night Raiders'

2011 UH Flt Dhruv


2012 UH Flt Dhruv
CATS

- Cheetah
Chetak
Chetak Z365
Photo: Richard Marchand
Nubra
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 35°10'00"N 077°13'05"E
Elev: 11561 ft
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. . (I) R&O Flt Cheetah
Patiala (VIPL)
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 30°18'55"N 076°21'48"E
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660 AAS (R&O)

17 R&O Flt Cheetah
Ranchi/Birsa Munda (VERC)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 23°18'51"N 085°19'16"E
Elev: 2148 ft
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1 (I) R&O Flt Cheetah
Rangapahar
Rwy: 06/24H
Pos: 25°51'19"N 093°42'23"E
Elev: 556 ft
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12 (I) R&O Flt Cheetah Jungle Hawks
Sevoke Road
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 26°46'29"N 088°27'06"E
Elev: 476 ft
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659 AAS (R&O)

20 R&O Flt Cheetah
Chetak
Sikkim Dragons


24 R&O Flt Cheetah Soldiers of the Sky
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40 (I) R&O Flt
Srinagar/Sarifabad
Rwy: : 09/27
Pos: 34°05'09"N 074°43'52"E
Elev: 5255 ft
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663 AAS (R&O) 'Snow Leopards'

32 R&O Flt Cheetah


33 R&O Flt Cheetah Firebirds


34 R&O Flt Cheetah
Chetak


35 R&O Flt Cheetah
Chetak
207 AAS (UH) 'Magnificent 7'

2071 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III


2072 UH Flt Dhruv Mk.III
Tanda
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 32°57'13"N 074°43'24"E
Elev: 1630 ft
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257 AAS (ALH-WSI) 'The Destroyers'

2571 ALH-WSI Flt Rudra


2572 ALH-WSI Flt Rudra
Tsamskangchan
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 35°10'34"N 077°13'00"E
Elev: 11610 ft
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. . (I) R&O Flt Cheetah
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