Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) delivered 3 Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv aircraft to the Indian Army at the Aero India 2019 airshow on Friday.
Indian Army placed an ordered for 40 Druv aircraft- 22 ALH Mk III and 18 Mk IV Rudra, with HAL in August of 2017. 19 of the 22 ALH Mk III helicopters have already been produced and will be progressively delivered.
ALH Dhruv is a multi-role, new generation helicopter in the 5.5-ton weight class, indigenously designed and developed by HAL. The aircraft is powered by two Shakti engines.
The basic helicopter is produced in skid version and wheeled version. In the wheeled version, options for fixed and retractable undercarriages are available.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with JSR Dynamics for glide weapons and light weight cruise missiles at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The MoU aims at leveraging the individual design and manufacturing capabilities of BEL and JSR, a start-up to develop weapons and light weight cruise missiles, which have business potential in both the domestic and international market, JSR said in a statement Thursday
Saab has signed new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three Indian aerospace manufacturers for the manufacture of Saab on commercial aerostructures to the Gripen fighter and other defence-related products in the Saab portfolio. Saab signed the MoUs with Dynamatic Technologies Limited, CIM Tools Private Limited and Sansera Engineering Private Limited
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled its new loitering munition “Mini Harpy” at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The suicide drone, like its larger counterpart, flies over an area until a target is spotted
Saudi-Ukranian An-132 on Display at Aero India 2019, Targets An-32 Replacement in India Ukrainian Antonov and Saudi Arabias Taqnia Aeronautics have displayed An-132 military transport aircraft for the first time at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The Saudi−Ukrainian multi−purpose aircraft, a joint development by Antonov and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), is intended in particular for military transportation of armed personnel, and warfare equipment
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
Hindustan Aeronautics Limiteds (HAL) new helicopter manufacturing facility set up at south Indian district of Tumakuru has gained momentum after the company signed an MoU with Central Public Works Department (CPWD) at Aero India 2019. The memorandum was signed between the companies for the execution of the stage 2 works of Infrastructure development works at HALs Green Field Helicopter factory, the company said in a statement Friday
The portfolio of defence orders from India to Russia are currently standing at US$10 billion. At the recently concluded Aero India 2019 airshow, Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec Corporation) conducted a series of productive negotiations and consultations with the Indian partners on military and technical cooperation, which resulted in signing a number of contractual documents, the company said in a statement
Su-30MKI manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will be fitted with an elbow for its fuel system made for the first time using additive manufacturing technology. The 3D printed fuel system elbow part is certified by Centre of Military Airworthiness & Certification (CEMILAC)
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has won a $33 million (INR 230 crore) contract from Israel's Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd (ELOP) for Electro Optic Infra Red (EOIR) payloads during Aero India 2019 airshow. The systems are being manufactured under license from, and using the technology supplied by the Israeli company
Defense Ministry of India has approved the acquisition of more than 100 heavyweight torpedoes which will be equipped on six Scorpene-class submarines being built at Mazagon Dockyards in Mumbai, located at the western coast of the country. "The proposal for acquiring heavyweight torpedoes for the submarines for the Indian Navy was cleared at a high-level meeting of the Defence Ministry and a tender is expected to be floated soon by the government in this regard," defence sources told ANI
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