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HAL produces 16th Tejas fighter for IAF before March-end deadline

According to a HAL press release, the "customer flights are expected to be completed by the end of this month".

Mar 25, 2019, 19:05 PM IST

IAF doesn't need 126 Rafale jets as negotiated in UPA's deal, Nirmala Sitharaman explains why

Sitharaman said the requirement of the Air Force was higher in 2001 but after 20 years the situation has changed.

Feb 24, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

Boeing offers F/A-18 Super Hornet to IAF and Navy, meets HAL and Mahindra officials

The company claims it is planning to make the F/A-18 Super Hornet, which it says will deliver on India’s need for an aircraft carrier and land-based multi-role fighter, under the "Make in India" scheme.

Feb 21, 2019, 21:50 PM IST

HAL proposes Defence Ministry to procure new squadron of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets

It is to be noted that Su-30 fighter aircraft are being manufactured and overhauled at HAL's Ozar unit in Maharashtra's Nasik district since 2004. 

Feb 21, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

VK Singh raises questions over HAL's condition, capability

Talking to reporters here, the minister defended the Rafale deal, saying the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France was necessary to enhance the Indian Air Force's capabilities.

Feb 14, 2019, 09:59 AM IST

Tejas MK-1 gets Final Operational Clearance, IAF to get a more lethal fighter

The government has already sanctioned Rs 1381.04 crore in March 2017 to ramp up the production capacity from the existing eight aircraft to 16 planes per annum.

Feb 12, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Mirage 2000 trainer fighter aircraft crashes in Bengaluru

Both the pilots managed to eject but one of them died as he had landed on the wreckage of the aircraft.

Feb 01, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

Developed by HAL, Light Combat Helicopter completes air-to-air missile firing test

According to news agency ANI, it is the only attack helicopter in the world capable of operating at altitudes as high as Siachen glacier.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

Fireworks likely in Parliament as BJP, Congress continue to spar over Rafale, HAL

HAL has become another flashpoint between the ruling BJP and Congress.

Jan 07, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

Defence orders in advanced stages, HAL expects cash position to improve

The state-run aerospace major also said it had taken an overdraft of Rs 962 crores to meets its current requirements.

Jan 06, 2019, 23:02 PM IST

Shame that Congress president is misleading nation on contracts to HAL: Nirmala Sitharaman slams Rahul Gandhi

In her counteroffensive, Sitharaman said it was a matter of "shame" that the Congress president was misleading the country on the issue. 

Jan 06, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

HAL gets nod to produce weaponised version of LCA Tejas

The Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) has given the green signal to start manufacturing of Tejas Mk1 under Final Operational Clearance (FOC) configuration, he said.

Jan 04, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Capable of making Rafale jets but transfer of technology not possible in 36-aircraft deal: HAL chief

The opposition has also accused the government of ignoring the state-owned HAL while negotiating the agreement, suggesting that some of the aircraft could have been manufactured by it through transfer of technology.

Dec 22, 2018, 08:03 AM IST

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Dec 21, 2018, 09:42 AM IST

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Dec 21, 2018, 07:56 AM IST

HAL test flies third light copter prototype

The LUH is a three-tonne class single-engine light helicopter under development by the HAL, so as to replace the aging Cheetah and Chetak choppers used by the Indian defence forces.

Dec 17, 2018, 15:57 PM IST

Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT 40 successfully begins spin testing

The spin testing is the most crucial and challenging aspect of flight testing of any aircraft development programme.

Nov 09, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

CBI registers case against 7 HAL officials over corruption charges

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday registered a case against seven officials of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) over corruption charges.

Oct 24, 2018, 23:53 PM IST

HAL regrets politicisation of its employees after Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on Rafale deal

Congress has accused the Modi government of sidelining HAL while finalising the Rafale deal.

Oct 14, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi launches fresh attack over Rafale from HAL, says Modi government insulted PSU's patriotism

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that he would not allow the “temples of modern India” like HAL to be “destroyed”.

Oct 13, 2018, 19:21 PM IST