India’s long-delayed effort to acquire 197 light reconnaissance and surveillance helicopters for its army and air force is spiraling toward what might be the program’s second cancellation. The billion-dollar deal, a fight between Eurocopter’s AS 550 C3 Fennec and the Kamov Ka-226T Sergei, has languished without a decision since 2010, when field evaluation trials were completed. The helicopter sale has been further derailed by an army-recommended investigation into the role of a serving ...

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