Indian Navy inducts first fully indigenous Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers

Indian Navy inducted the first fully indigenous Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers (AJT) manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at INS Dega in Vishakhapatnam.

About Hawk AJT

Hawk AJT is a dual seat multi-purpose aircraft powered by a single Rolls Royce Adour Mk.871 engine. The AJT is primarily used for basic, advanced and weapons training of the pilots. The aircraft can be used as a ground attack aircraft or for air defence. It has superb flying characteristics with good stability, and has the capability to be flown at night and can perform a wide range of aerobatic manoeuvres.

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