Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Indian public sector aerospace manufacturing company

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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited: Indian public sector aerospace manufacturing company
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company under Ministry of Defence,Govt. of India, headquartered in Bangalore. Established on 23 December 1940, HAL is one of the oldest and largest aerospace and defence manufacturers in the world. HAL began aircraft manufacturing as early as 1942 with licensed production of Harlow PC-5, Curtiss P-36 Hawk and Vultee A-31 Vengeance for the Indian Air Force. HAL currently has 11 dedicated Research and development (R&D) centers and 21 manufacturing divisions under 4 production units spread across India. HAL is managed by a Board of Directors appointed by the President of India through the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. HAL is currently involved in designing and manufacturing of fighter jets, helicopters, jet engine and marine gas turbine engine, avionics, software development, spares supply, overhauling and upgrading of Indian military aircraft.


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Defence ministry inks Rs 6,800-crore contract with HAL to procure 70 basic trainer aircraft

The defence ministry on Tuesday sealed a deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to procure 70 HTT-40 basic trainer aircraft at a cost of over Rs 6,800 crore for the Indian Air Force. The..
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Aero India 2023: Lord Hanuman image reappears on HAL aircraft model

After causing much controversy, a picture of Lord Hanuman was once again displayed on the tail of an HLFT-42 full-scale model of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), showcased at Aero India 2023 in..
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Setback to Tejas in Malaysia deal, South Korea may pip India: HAL

India, which had, through defence PSU HAL pitched its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for the Royal Malaysian Air force (RMFA) has suffered a setback with Malaysia likely to pick South Korean..
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HAL removes Hanuman image on aircraft at Aero India

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on Tuesday removed the picture of Lord Hanuman from 'Hindustan Lead in Fighter Trainer (HLFT)-42, which was on display at the Aero India 2023 here.
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Smear campaign against government using HAL failed in face of truth, says PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi, without naming Congress or the Rafale deal, launched a frontal attack on Monday, saying the successful operationalisation of the helicopter factory of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)..
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At HAL helicopter factory inauguration, PM targets Congress over Rafale allegations

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HAL, BEL ride government orders, find place in SIPRI's list of top 100 global arms companies

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Prachand reflects resolve to make India self-reliant: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the formal induction of the light combat helicopter (LCH), designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), into the Indian Air Force..
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Features of combat expert LCH developed by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd

Unique features and significance of Light Combat Helicopter's (LCH) development by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
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HAL cryo engine facility inaugurated to be operational from March

President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday inaugurated Hindustan Aeronautics Limitedโ€™s (HAL) Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility (ICMF), which will cater to the entire rocket engine..
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India bids to sell fighter jets to Malaysia, says six other countries interested

India has offered to sell 18 light-combat aircraft (LCA) "Tejas" to Malaysia, the defence ministry said on Friday, adding that Argentina, Australia, Egypt, the United States, Indonesia, and the..
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Agnipath scheme: Amid protests, govt fights fire with Agniveer quotas

The defence ministry came up with a similar quota for those completing the four-year stint in the armed forces, provided they meet the eligibility criteria. The 10% quota will cover the Coast Guard,..
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PM Modi to hand over indigenously built defence equipment to armed forces on November 19

At the ceremony, the prime minister will formally give light combat aircraft designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to the Air Force chief, drones and UAVs built by Indian..
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HAL, Rolls-Royce ink new pact for Make-in-India Adour engine parts for global markets

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HAL's light utility chopper for army gets initial nod

The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), made by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) for the Indian Army, received the initial operational clearance (IOC) from the military aviation regulator..
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Govt formally seals Rs 48,000 cr deal to procure 83 Tejas LCA from HAL

The government on Wednesday formally sealedthe Rs 48,000 crore deal to procure 83 Tejas light combat aircraft from state-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹The contract was..
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HAL confident of LCH, HTT-40 orders; LCA plant opened

Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), which will be signing the contract papers for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas Mark-1A aircraft on Wednesday, is also confident of bagging orders..
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Can't remain dependent on other countries for India's defence: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday India cannot remain dependent on other countries for its defence. Under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan India is looking forward to increase its defence..
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With nod for 83 LCAs worth RS 47k-cr, HAL readies 3rd plant

Buoyed by the recent Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approval for procurement of 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas Mark-1A aircraft worth Rs 47,000 crore, Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics..
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Tejas Mark II to roll out next year; high-speed trials in 2023:HAL chief Madhavan

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Several countries have shown interest in procuring Tejas aircraft: HAL chairman Madhavan

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