The basic operational clearance and user evaluation trials readiness of the HAL developed Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA) HTT 40 is expected soon. This information was revealed during a flight performed by Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of Staff of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on HTT 40 on Thursday
The Indian Air Force is likely to float a request for proposal (RFP) to acquire 70 Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40) jets from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), next month. "There are plans to purchase around 70-odd HTT 40 trainers from the HAL
The Indian Air Force (IAF) could seal the deal for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas by the end of the current fiscal year. “The contract for 83 LCA Mark-1A will be signed this financial year,” a senior IAF official was quoted as saying by
Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is poised to develop the prototype of upgraded Su-30MKI fighter featuring advanced radars, weapons and more, with assistance from Russia. In what could be the countrys largest upgrade program with all of Indias 272 Sukhois set to be modernised, sources told
An Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv belonging to the Indian Army made an emergency landing in Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday. All passengers on-board are safe
The Indian Air Force's (IAF's) fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets could soon be upgraded with advanced avionics, radar and weapons with negotiations on the project with Russia currently underway. "India has plans to upgrade the Sukhoi-30MKI with modern radar and weapons capabilities, and also enhance features that tackle obsolescence management and electronic warfare aspects," IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Bhadauria was quoted as saying by
Indias premier defence manufacturing firm, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has declared an indefinite strike call by its employees as “illegal” and threatened to withdraw company benefits. The All India HAL Trade Unions Coordination Committee (AIHALTUCC) has issued an indefinite strike notice effective from October 14, 2019 at all the nine locations of HAL with regard to settlement of wage revision effective from January 1, 2017
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Indias locally-made Rustom-II medium-altitude long-endurance reconnaissance drone crashed Tuesday morning in Chitradurga district of Karnataka state, during flight tests. "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) being developed by DRDO on experimental flight trial in new configuration has crash landed in fields near ATR Chitradurga
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) demonstrated high altitude capability in hot and high weather conditions in the Himalayas. With this test, the LUH has complied with all the requirements of the users and with the completion of hot and high altitude testing, it is close to operational clearance certification, says Mr R Madhavan, CMD, HAL
The Indian Ministry of Defense is negotiating with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to place an order for 83 Tejas fighter jets for an estimated price to be around $3 billion (INR 22,000 crore), down from HAL-quoted price of $5 billion (INR 37,350 crore). "HAL quoted INR 450 crore per aircraft as the basic price
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