India’s Hindustan Aeronautics has received orders worth INR 21,000 crores ($3.2 billion) that includes AL-31 engines for Su-30MKI, 12 Do-228 aircraft for the Indian Navy and 32 ALH for the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard during fiscal 2016-17.
HAL produced 12 Su-30MKI aircraft in Phase-IV similar to the previous fiscal year. The company also produced 24 ALH, overhauling of 197 aircraft/helicopters, 473 engines and 178 new aero-structures.
HAL has manufactured parts of Su-30MKIs from the raw material stage with complete transfer of technology from IRKUT Corporation under Phase IV of the assembly. Nashik facility of the firm is domestically manufacturing over 31,500 components that are integrated into the fighter jet.
The company conducted a maiden flight of home-made HTT-40 engine. Light Combat Aircraft flights were also conducted with fixed air to air refuelling probe, the company said in a statement last Saturday.
HAL has achieved the highest ever turnover of INR 17406 crores ($2.6 billion) for the financial year ending March 31, 2017.
“It is business as usual for us with the Company doing well on expected lines. We also contributed around INR 800 crores ($123 million) to the Government exchequer by way of interim dividend. This is in addition to INR 162 crores ($24 million) paid to Government as dividend tax. The PBT stood at INR 3294 crores ($507 million),” said T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL. HAL’s total sales for the year 2015-16 stood at INR 16736 crores ($2.5 billion) and the PBT was at INR 3288 crores ($506 million).
Three people were injured after a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter plane crashed in Rajasthans Barmer this afternoon, according to TV reports. It has been learned that both pilots are safe
Tucked away in a corner of the stall displays is one of the most interesting products at Aero India 2017- a pneumatic ejection system for the Brahmos missile air version whose maiden test launch from an Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI jet is planned this year. The nearly three feet long device is to be fitted inside the launcher developed by BrahMos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited (BATL), a subsidiary of BrahMos Aerospace
The first phase of Su-30MKI twin-engine fighter jet upgrade contract between India and Russia is likely to be confirmed by 90 days. “The Su-30MKI upgrade program related contract will be concluded in 90 days,” HAL Chairman T
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India's Ministry of Defense officials will soon be visiting Russia to fast-track the delivery of rockets and ammunition for Mi-35 helicopter gunships and Su-30 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The Indian Armed Forces (IAF) has considered buying 50,000 rounds of 30mm GsH ammunition for Su-30 fighter jets and more than 60,000 rounds of 12
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Indias state-owned aircraft manufacturer, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over the fiftieth AL31FP engine meant for the Su-30MKI fighter jet to the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday. The engine, manufactured from raw materials by Sukhoi Engine Division of HAL in Koraput, Orissa state has been handed over to IAF in Delhi yesterday as part of celebrations of 70th year of India Russia diplomatic relationship
India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has targeted a revenue from operations to the tune of INR17900 Crore ($2.8Billion) during the 2017-18 fiscal year, which is claimed to be its highest ever
The wreckage of the Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighter jet that went missing four days ago has been found. “Wreckage found
Indian Air Force's frontline aircraft Sukhoi Su-30 MKI, which disappeared Tuesday with two pilots onboard, could likely be located near Kalaktang in West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh state of India. The fighter could probably be found at 70°03' N n 92°30' E
Indian Air Force has inducted Su-30MKI fighter jets into its Punjab-based 221 Squadron ‘Valiants, who flew MiG-23s till they were phased out in 2009. The aircraft were formally inducted on Monday by Air Marshal C
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