Rudra is the Weaponised version of the Advanced Light Helicopter (Dhruv) designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to meet the requirements of Indian Army & Air Force. The multi role helicopter of 5.8 Ton class is powered by two Shakti Engines
  • Anti-tank
  • Scout
  • Fire support
  • Armed reconnaissance and surveillance
  • Escort
  • EW platform
Salient Features:
  • Excellent hover performance
  • Designed for high rate of climb performance
  • Adequate safety margins in the event of single engine failure
  • Ideal for operations from unprepared surfaces and slopes
  • Designed to perform cost effective operations due to better fuel efficiency and low maintenance cost
  • 20 mm Turret Gun 
  • 70 mm Rocket System
  • Air to Air Missile
Mission Sensors:
  • Electronic Warfare (EW) Suite
  • Helmet Pointing System (HPS)
  • Electro Optical (EO)-Pod.
  • Video and Data Recorder (VDR)
  • Flare and Chaff Dispenser (FCD)