HAL Current Affairs - 2020

Russia constructs its first Stealth Bomber

Under its Perspective Aviation Complex for Long Range Aviation (PAKDA) programme, Russia has constructed its first Stealth Bomber. Highlights Russia is currently modernizing its military at a very fast pace. The Stealth Bomber is one such advancement. The bomber is the second-generation combat aircraft after Sukhoi Su-57 supersonic fighter jet PAKDA The Stealth Bomber has Read More…

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E-Conclave for Defence MSMEs held

On May 21, 2020, the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the E-Conclave of Defence MSME (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises). Highlights The E-conclave was organized by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), SIDM (Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers) and Department of Defence Production. Around 800 Defence MSMEs participated in the conclave that was held through Read More…

HAL to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. This is to entice them towards buying India’s military helicopters and Light Combat Aircraft Tejas. Highlights The HAL is working towards increasing defence exports and help India achieve its 5 billion USD defence target. It will also Read More…

Light Combat Helicopter Production inaugurated in HAL Bengaluru

On February 27, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh inaugurated Light combat Helicopter production at the HAL complex in Bengaluru. The project is a part of the “Make in India” initiative. Light Combat Helicopters The Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) were completely designed by HAL. It has 2 engines and several latest technical features. The Read More…

Defence Ministry approved procurement of 5,100 crores of hardware

On January 22, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the Procurement of defence equipment that are of worth Rs 5,100 crores. The equipment are to be purchased from indigenous sources. Highlights The equipment to be purchased include electronic Warfare systems that are manufactured by DRDO. It also includes other equipment that are manufactured by local Read More…