In pictures: Chinook helicopters inducted into the Indian Air Force

CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopter during its induction into the Indian Air Force

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Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa addressing officials during the induction ceremony of Chinook helicopters

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Chinook is a heavy lift, tandem rotor helicopter which serves armed forces of 19 countries

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The Chinook first flew in 1962, more than half a century ago

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These helicopters are needed in war and in disaster relief missions in peacetime

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Chinook, already 50 years old, will be over 100 when it retires in 2060s

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