Indian Navy strengthening its air warfare capability

The Indian Navy is working towards a new fleet of aircraft and helicopters for maritime surveillance, electronic warfare and anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, its top commander has said.

Aiming indigenous engines for space missions: ISRO

Aiming for indigenous engines for India's space missions, ISRO chairman Dr K Radhakrishnan on Monday laid the foundation stone for Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing (ICEM) facility here.

Odisha govt issues show cause notice to 21 industries

 Odisha government has issued show-cause notices to 21 major industries, including central public sector companies Nalco and HAL, who defaulted in paying water cess since 2005-06, officials said.

Top IAF commanders discuss operational preparedness

Top commanders of the Indian Air Force are brainstorming on issues ranging from operational preparedness of the Commands to maintenance and administration challenges.

HAL flies Tejas fighter built for IAF

The first of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, built for the Indian Air Force (IAF) by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), was flown here Tuesday, the defence behemoth said Wednesday.

HAL, DRDO test first LCA built for IAF

State-owned HAL and DRDO on Tuesday carried out the maiden sortie of the first LCA Tejas aircraft produced for the Indian Air Force by them in Bengaluru.

IAF to extend technical life of Kiran trainer planes

Due to "inordinate delay" in Intermediate Jet Trainer programme of the HAL, the IAF has initiated action to look for alternatives and extending the technical life of the Kiran trainer aircraft, Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Indo-Russia pact planned for new BrahMos missile version

Supersonic cruise missile manufacturer BrahMos Aerospace on Friday said it is hopeful that a pact to develop a sleeker and faster `mini` version of the missile will be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin`s visit to India in December this year.

HAL to analyse black box of crashed ALH Dhruv

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited will analyse the black box of Air Force`s ALH Dhruv chopper that crashed on Friday, killing seven military personnel including two officers, to find out the exact reasons behind the mishap.

Facing CBI probe, Rolls-Royce seeks meetings with Defence Ministry

Facing a CBI probe for allegedly involving middlemen in its dealings with the state-owned HAL, British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has sought meetings with the top brass of the Defence Ministry where it is expected to discuss
the corruption allegations against it.

Defence Ministry clears acquisition proposals worth Rs 21,000-cr

Pressing ahead with its policy to promote domestic military industry, the government on Saturday cleared procurement proposals worth over Rs 21,000 crore and also okayed a project for the production of transport aircraft which is open only to Indian private sector companies.

IAF, HAL to play big role in defence preparedness: Arup Raha

Indian Air Force (IAF), Department of Defence Production and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will continue to play a big role in the defence preparedness of the country, IAF chief Arup Raha said here on Sunday.

IAF chief reviews SU-30 fighter jet production facility

IAF chief Arup Raha on Saturday reviewed the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited`s Su-30MKI combat aircraft manufacturing facilities in Nashik.

Rolls Royce case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry

CBI lodged a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce.

HAL builds crew module for human spaceflight

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Thursday said it has delivered to the Indian space agency a maiden crew module it designed and built for the human spaceflight programme in the future.

Contributed significantly to GSLV D5 success: HAL

Hailing the Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) D5, defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) today noted that its Aerospace Division had contributed in a significant way towards the project.

HAL developing light choppers for high-altitude operations

HAL is developing an indigenous light utility helicopter to ferry troops and supplies in high altitude areas such as Siachen Glacier.

Indian Navy inducts HAL`s Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers

Indian Navy today inducted the first fully indigenous Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers produced by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at INS Dega in Vishakhapatnam.

HAL delivers home-made `Hawk` to Indian Navy

The first home-made Hawk Mk 132 aircraft by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) was handed over to the Indian Navy here on Monday.

DAC to decide on IAF-HAL tussle on trainer aircraft

Defence Acquisition Council is expected to take a final call on the ongoing tussle between the Air Force and the HAL on trainer aircraft.