India's state-owned defense enterprise Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) delivered the first Chetak single-engine, light utility helicopter to the Indian Navy on Wednesday. In August 2017, HAL entered into an agreement to supply eight Chetak helicopters to the navy
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has an order to manufacture 12 Su-30MKI jets and 61 AL-31FP engines at its Nashik and Koraput plants respectively. Indian Minister of State, Defence, Shripad Naik said in a written reply in Parliament yesterday that HAL had prepared a proposal to enhance the Repair and Overhaul (ROH) facility for the AL-31FP engines used in the SU-30MKI fighter
The fuel tank of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) decoupled from the jet while it was flying over Tamil Nadu state, south India, and landed over agricultural field in the outskirts of the state-capital Chennai, on Tuesday morning. The unfortunate incident happened when the fighter was on a routine sortie
UVision Air Ltd will unveil the Hero-400EC loitering system's Multi-Canister Launcher at the Paris Air Show scheduled to take place between 16-23 June, 2019. Due to its long range and endurance capabilities, the Hero-400EC loitering system can be launched from the new multi-canister launcher safely away from enemy lines from a modular multi-tube canister launcher mounted on a range of land or naval platforms, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Ministry of Defense (MoD) of India is evaluating whether it should continue to invest in the development programme of aircraft carrier-based version of the countrys Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), the Tejas. The MoD is seeking a six-month time period to arrive at the decision, according to a report published by
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has offered 111 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), the “Dhruv” for $3 billion (INR 21,738 Crore) to the Indian Navys Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) procurement plan. “The Companys NUH is an Advanced Light Helicopter `Dhruv with customisation designed to meet all the operational requirements of India,” a top officer told
Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan. The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision
The Indian Air Force (IAF) announced Wednesday the successful launch of the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft from Andamans. The launch from the aircraft was smooth and the missile followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target, according to the IAF statement
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HAL has recommenced flight testing of modified Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) yesterday from its Bangalore facilities. The flight testing of IJT (HJT36), designed and developed by HAL for the stage-II training of IAF pilots was put on hold after the aircraft had encountered problem in the spin test flights in the year 2016
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has manufactured 41 new aircraft, helicopters besides 98 new engines during fiscal 2018-19, according to a financial update issued by the company. In addition, HAL has carried out overhaul of 213 aircraft, helicopters and 540 engines
India's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas made a spectacular debut on the first day of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aviation (LIMA) airshow in Malaysia. The aircraft, piloted by Group Capt
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