Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Current Affairs, GK & News

200 fighter jets to be acquired by Indian Air Force

The Government of India will acquire around 200 aircrafts. Of these 200, 83 fighter jets are LCA Tejas Mark 1A and are to be procured from HAL. The rest are to be procured based on Request for Proposals. Highlights The design of the fighter jets was finalized by HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited). HAL will start ..

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BrahMos Air Launched Missile test fired from a Su-30 MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully fired aerial version of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Key Highlights About: The IAF successfully fired BrahMos Air Launched Missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Background: Earlier on 22 November 2017, the IAF became World’s first Air Force to successfully fire an ..

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2nd prototype of naval variant of LCA-Tejas successfully tested

The Naval Prototype 2 (NP2) of indigenously developed light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas undertook its successful maiden flight in Bengaluru, Karnataka. This successful maiden flight is considered as significant milestone in the India’s indigenous carrier borne aircraft development programme. NP2 in its successful flight test showcased its arrested landing and ski-jump take off. Key facts ..

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HAL signs contract with IAF to supply 14 Dornier-228 aircrafts

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a Rs. 1,090-crore contract for supplying 14 Dornier-228 (Do-228) aircraft’s to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The contract also includes supplying six reserve engines, a flight simulator and associated equipment to IAF. These 14 aircraft’s will be manufactured by the HAL’s Transport Aircraft Division at Kanpur. Key facts about ..

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T Suvarna Raju takes charge as chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

T Suvarna Raju has taken charge as chairman of state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). He will be 17th chairman of HAL and will replace RK Tyagi’s following his retirement. Earlier, in September 2014, Public Enterprises Selection Board had selected him from among five contenders to succeed Tyagi. T Suvarna Raju He hails from a village ..

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