Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Current Affairs - 2019

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BrahMos Air Launched Missile test fired from a Su-30 MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully fired aerial version of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Key Highlights About: The IAF successfully fired BrahMos Air Launched Missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Background: Earlier on 22 November 2017, the IAF became World’s first Air Force to successfully fire an Read More…

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2nd prototype of naval variant of LCA-Tejas successfully tested

The Naval Prototype 2 (NP2) of indigenously developed light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas undertook its successful maiden flight in Bengaluru, Karnataka. This successful maiden flight is considered as significant milestone in the India’s indigenous carrier borne aircraft development programme. NP2 in its successful flight test showcased its arrested landing and ski-jump take off. Key facts Read More…

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HAL signs contract with IAF to supply 14 Dornier-228 aircrafts

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a Rs. 1,090-crore contract for supplying 14 Dornier-228 (Do-228) aircraft’s to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The contract also includes supplying six reserve engines, a flight simulator and associated equipment to IAF. These 14 aircraft’s will be manufactured by the HAL’s Transport Aircraft Division at Kanpur. Key facts about Read More…

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T Suvarna Raju takes charge as chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

T Suvarna Raju has taken charge as chairman of state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). He will be 17th chairman of HAL and will replace RK Tyagi’s following his retirement. Earlier, in September 2014, Public Enterprises Selection Board had selected him from among five contenders to succeed Tyagi. T Suvarna Raju He hails from a village Read More…

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India rolls out its First indigenous LCA – Tejas

Tejas, India’s first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), which is all set to replace the MiG-21 series, developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as its principal partner. Tejas is the smallest, light weight, single engine, single seat, supersonic, multirole, combat aircraft, and best in its class in Read More…

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