India to build 440 light utility choppers for armed forces

The Indian armed forces have projected a combined requirement of 440 light utility helicopters which will now be manufactured indigenously involving the state-owned HAL and private sector firms in partnership with foreign players.

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.

CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Rolls Royce bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation Friday registered a Preliminary Enquiry into the alleged bribery in the Rs. 18.8 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by Britain`s Rolls Royce.

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.

CBI to start probe in HAL bribery scam

CBI in the next couple of days will register a preliminary enquiry into alleged bribery in a Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited by London-based Rolls Royce.

Govt acting against arm dealers only after probe abroad: CPI-M

With a CBI probe ordered into allegations of bribery in supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, the CPI(M) said the UPA Government is forced to take such steps after foreign governments act against arm dealers.

India needs more helicopters compared to West and China: HAL

Defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Limited chairman RK Tyagi said India needs more helicopters compared to the West and China.

Arup Raha to take over as IAF chief tomorrow

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, will Tuesday take over as the Air Force chief succeeding incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.

500 sorties for Tejas this year

Cleared for induction into the Air Force, the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas has achieved a significant milestone by completing 500 sorties in this year.

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.

Jodhpur Air Force station to receive five Dhruv helicopters

Jodhpur Air Force station is all set to receive a batch of five Dhruv advanced light helicopters, a defence spokesperson said on Sunday.

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.

CAG raps HAL for delays in IJT project

The CAG on Thursday rapped HAL for being "unsuccessful" in producing an IJT aircraft even 13 years after the project was initiated.

Army, HAL sign Rs 300 cr deal for 20 Cheetal choppers

The Army on Thursday signed a Rs 300 crore contract with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for procuring 20 Cheetal helicopters to boost its capability in carrying out high-altitude operations in areas like Siachen.

IAF officials discuss measures to enhance flight safety

With a view to enhance flight safety, senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officials met in Chandigarh to discuss measures to be adopted to reduce the rate of air accidents.

Def Min scraps Coast Guard tender for choppers

Coast Guard wanted the helicopters to be equipped with surveillance devices to carry out search and rescue roles in coastal areas.

K’taka: Chopper lifted off from apartment’s roof

The chopper which had landed atop a building roof in Banglaore was brought down on Friday.

East Bengal look to win big against HAL

East Bengal would look to win it big to keep their I-League title hopes alive as they take on Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) at the newly laid artificial turf.

Indo-Russian military MTA project to begin in January

The Indo-Russian joint project for designing and developing a military multi-role transport aircraft (MTA) will formally begin in January next year, the government said.

State-of-the-art Naval Light Combat Aircraft rolls out

The indigenously built naval version of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) rolled out of its hangar at the HAL facility in Bangalore on Tuesday.