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HAL delivers Chetak helicopter to Indian Navy ahead of schedule

HAL had entered into a contract with the Indian Navy in August of 2017 for the supply of eight Chetak helicopters with the delivery schedule of the first two in August of 2019 and the rest in August of 2020.

Jul 24, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

HAL bolsters Sukhoi Su-30 MKI repair and overhaul capability, ramps up Tejas LCA production

Minister of State Defence Shripad Naik said that the manufacturing capacity for the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft has been ramped up from eight planes to 16 per year.

Jul 17, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

HAL order book full with top IAF fighter Sukhoi Su-30MKI, LCA Tejas, helicopters

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the present capacity available with HAL is adequate to fulfil the existing orders/projects in hand.

Jun 25, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Tejas LCA maker HAL registers 7.8% rise in turnover

HAL's reported a Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs. 2,282 crores for the FY 2018-19, an increase of 14.8% over Rs 1,987 crore in the corresponding previous year. An interim dividend of Rs 662 crores has already been paid by HAL for the year 2018-19.

Jun 12, 2019, 17:47 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

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

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

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

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

Rahul Gandhi to meet HAL employees? No idea, says management

Karnataka unit Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao had said Rahul will visit employees of the HAL on October 13.

Oct 11, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Not just a 'perception problem', Rafale deal could set a bad precedent

Should not the logic that was applied to 2G spectrum and coal applied to defence offsets as well?

Sep 27, 2018, 12:47 PM IST

Current Rafale deal much better than the previous one: Air Force deputy chief

IAF Deputy chief said the Air Force met all directions of the leadership to get "better price, better maintenance terms, better delivery schedule, better performance logistic package". 

Sep 26, 2018, 10:16 AM IST

India successfully completes Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon tests for eighth time

The indigenously developed weapon is designed to destroy runways and other airfield infrastructure, so adversarial war planes are unable to even take-off.

Aug 19, 2018, 23:02 PM IST

HAL orders probe into crash of Sukhoi Su-30 under-production fighter jet

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has ordered a probe into the crash of a Sukhoi Su-30 MKI during a sortie in local flying area of Ozar airport in Nashik on Wednesday. The aircraft was piloted by Wing Commander Prashant Nair and Squadron Leader L Biswal.

Jun 27, 2018, 18:43 PM IST

HAL Sukhoi Su-30 under-production fighter jet crashes in Nashik - watch

There are no reports of any on-ground injuries while the two pilots inside the plane also ejected safely.

Jun 27, 2018, 11:47 AM IST

HAL achieves all-time high turnover of over Rs 18,000 crore in FY 2017-18

 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has said that it had overhauled 220 aircraft/helicopters and 550 engines. 

Apr 04, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Rs 4,230 crore IPO: Top things you should know before investing

The firm will sell 10.20% of its equity through an offer-for-sale route through the IPO and has fixed a price band of Rs 1,215-1,240 a share for the offer that will close on March 20.

Mar 16, 2018, 11:05 AM IST

With depleting squadron strength, IAF places order for 83 Tejas aircraft

The Defence Acquisition Council, the defence ministry's highest decision making body on procurement, had in November last year approved purchase of 83 Tejas Mark 1 A by IAF at a cost of Rs 50,025 crore.

Dec 20, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

HAL to supply 41 Advanced Light Helicopters to Indian armed forces

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a Rs 6,100 crore contract to supply 41 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) to the Indian Army and one to the Navy, an official statement said on Monday.

Sep 04, 2017, 12:00 PM IST