Over 80 potential suppliers from India and abroad participated at Hindustan Aeronautics LimitedH(AL)s 5th Global Vendors Meet held on Tuesday. In his inaugural address, HAL Chairman T Suvarna Raju said, “HAL is looking to produce 100 basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 soon once spin tests are completed in the coming months
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is likely to float a Request for Information (RFI) soon for identifying an Indian private agency that can produce the civilian version of the ALH Dhruv helicopters in future. Considering the increasing need of helicopters in civil operations of the country, this will be a mega deal from HAL which is the OEM and Licensor
Some 40 Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI fighter jets are to undergo integration with the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile following the successful test firing of the missile from the air a fortnight ago. India Minister of State for Defence, Dr
The state-run Hindustan Aeronautics will transfer the technology of its advanced light helicopter Dhruv to a domestic defense manufacturer for commercial production. HAL is in the process of identifying a private entity with whom it will share the technology for the production of twin-engine combat helicopter in India, unnamed official sources were quoted as saying by PTI Sunday
Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen flew India's indigenously built light-combat aircraft Tejas on Tuesday, during his three-day visit to India for a joint training exercise between both countries' air forces. Dr Ng hailed it "very capable" and "wonderful" after a 45-minute sortie in the supersonic fighter aircraft - becoming the first minister or civilian from outside India to fly in the locally developed aircraft
North Korea has test-fired an inter-continental ballistic missile, Hwasong-15 capable of carrying super-large heavy warhead on Wednesday. "The ICBM Hwasong-15 type weaponry system is an intercontinental ballistic rocket tipped with super-large heavy warhead which is capable of striking the whole mainland of the US,” North Korean news agency, KCNA announced Wednesday
The Indian Air Force has test fired home-grown Akash supersonic surface to air missile against an electronic target from a defense test facility off Odisha coast in India Tuesday. The IAF will conduct another test against an actual target on Wednesday
A light version of India's sueprsonic BrahMos cruise missile will likely be ready by 2019, a senior defense official said. The official told
Indian Sukhoi fighter jet manufacturing facility, Nashik based Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) can be used for building fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA), if the government decides to go ahead with the proposed Indo-Russian joint venture, HAL Chairman and Managing Director T Suvarna Raju has said. The facility will not require any major investment to reconfigure it to produce the FGFA, Raju told PTI Sunday
An Indian Air Force Kiran trainer jet crashed in the southern state of Telangana on Friday. The woman cadet on board ejected unhurt before it crashed
The Indian Air Force Southern Command Chief undertook a solo flight of 30 minutes of the home-grown Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas Tuesday. The CMD-HAL, T Suvarna Raju thanked Air Marshal RKS Bhaduauria, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Air Command for ‘reposing the faith in the aircraft, HAL said in a statement Tuesday
Gavin Williamson was appointed as Britain's new defence secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon resigned over a sexual harassment scandal. Williamson has the difficult task of cutting the United Kingdoms defence expenditure, keeping forces levels at their optimum while at the same time increasing Britains defence exports which have been hit by falling procurement in its traditional market, the Middle East
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