Dhruv case: FAE received the helicopters despite warnings of failure

Despite “discrepancies in the short and medium term” encountered by the technical commission of five helicopters Dhruv reception, it was recommended that these devices become operational “as soon as possible,” according to a “aide memoire”...

Dhruv case: COAD anticipated in 2009 “news” in the purchase of helicopters

In May 2009 the Air Operations and Defense Command (COAD for its Spanish acronym) of the Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE for its Spanish acronym) anticipated “news” in the technical specifications in the engines of five (than seven) Dhruv helicopters, acquired in 2008 for $...