Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Current Affairs, GK & News

HAL’s Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility

President of India Droupadi Murmu recently inaugurated the Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bengaluru. Key facts An MoU that was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in 2013 for the establishment of a facility for the manufacturing of Cryogenic Engine modules at ..

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Tejas Mark-2 Project

Recently the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved the project to develop a more capable and powerful version of the indigenous aircraft LCA Mark 2 multirole fighter jet. Key Points The Tejas Mark-2 is described as a 4.5-generation machine, which will not only have 70 per cent indigenization (as opposed to the Mark IA’s 62 ..

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HAL tests Hindustan-228 aircraft

The public sector undertaking of the Defence Ministry, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), has successfully carried ground tests for making a civilian aircraft named ‘Hindustan-228’. Key Points Ground run and low speed taxi trials (LSTT) of the Hindustan-228 aircraft was carried out at HAL facility at Kanpur. About Hindustan-228 It is a 19-seat multirole utility aircraft. ..

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HAL’s two Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) deployed for high altitude operations

In the prevailing tension situation in Ladakh with China over repeated incursions by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of the country, the government has decided to deploy two Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) in the region. These helicopters have been developed by the public sector defence undertaking, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). What actually happened? These two ..

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HAL and Israel’s Elbit Systems sign MoU for UAV development

During the on-going exhibition DefExpo-2020, an MoU was signed between Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Israel’s Elbit Systems, for joint development of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The agreement aims at analyzing the feasibility of developing an UAV, which performs vertical take-off and landing, for maritime and land-based military operations. The proposed UAV will cut down ..

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IAF’s MiG 27 roars through the skies for the last time

The MiG 27 aircraft’s last squadron comprising of seven aircraft retired on Friday, December 27, 2019, at the Jodhpur Airbase. The last squadron with the upgraded version known as MiG-27 UPG, took the skies for the last time at the air force station in Jodhpur. The Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau in Russia originally built the MiG ..

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