Guyana Inks Deal to Purchase Indian-Made Dornier Aircraft

Indian Defense Industry expanding its reach to Caribbean Area. Guyana Defense Force (GDF) plans to purchase two aircraft from India with a loan of $23.27 million From Export-Import Bank of India,

plane deal

  • Guyana will acquire two Dornier 228 aircraft manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Of India.
  • An agreement was signed between Finance Minister of Guyana And this Deputy GM of Exim Bank on Friday.

Features of Dornier 228

  • HAL Dornier 228 are ideal for aircraft Short take-off and landing (STOL)Suitable for Guyana terrain.
  • These aircraft will be used by Guyana:
    • maritime patrol
    • resupply military bases
    • Movement of troops in interior areas

First defense agreement with Caribbean nation

  • it is first time defense loan Which India has provided to any Caribbean country.
  • Guyana, which has a large Indian diasporaalso planning to buy patrol vehicle, radarAnd armored vehicles from India.

Strengthening Guyana’s Defense Capabilities

Guyana’s Finance Ministry said the agreement is part of the government’s efforts Enhancing the Capabilities of the Guyana Defense Force, This follows the visit of the President of Guyana Ali Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company HAL In January 2023.

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