The Helicopter Division of the legislature possessed Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has built up the Dhruv propelled light helicopter (ALH). That is a light multirole and multimission helicopter for the armed force, flying corps, naval force, coastguard and common activities, for both utility and assault parts by day and night. The helicopter, which is worked to FAR 29 determinations, entered arrangement generation in 2000. In each of the 18 Dhruv helicopters were conveyed to Indian Defense Forces in 2000-2003, eight to the armed force, three to the naval force, four to the aviation based armed forces and three to the drift watch. The armed force got its initial three Dhruvs in March 2002. By June 2008, 76 helicopters had been conveyed to the armed force and aviation based armed forces with 159 more on arrange.
The helicopter has a twin-motor design permitting proceeded with flight basically all through the flight envelope. The model helicopter is fitted with two Turbomeca TM 333-2C or 2B2 motors evaluated at 740kW take-off power. An all the more ground-breaking motor for the Dhruv, the Shakti evaluated at 900kW was created under a helpful assention amongst HAL and Turbomeca and will be produced at Bangalore.