The HAL light Combat Helicopter (LCH) is a multirole combat helicopter being developed in India by Hindustan Aeronautics limited (HAL) to be used by the Indian Air Force and also the Indian Army.
The Light Combat Helicopter is powered by engines created by Turbomeca of France, and fitted with anti-tank missiles, air-to-air missiles and electronic warfare equipment, will perform anti-tank and counter insurgency roles, also as scout duites, escort to heliborne operations and support for combat SAR operations. Armament includes a chin mounted twin barrel 20 mm cannon, rockets, air to surface and air to air missiles.
The LCH will have a glass cockpit with multifunction displays, a target acquisition and designation system with FLIR, Laser rangefinder and laser designator. Weapons are going to be aimed with a helmet mounted sight and there'll be an electronic warfare suite with radar warning receiver, laser warning receiver and a missile approach warning system.