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Friday, Nov 15, 2019


Jan 16, 2019 07:18
Training of pilots to fly the Tejas is now restricted to simulators and a couple of so-called “instrumented aircraft” with the Bengaluru-based Aeronautical Development Agency. read more
Jan 10, 2019 07:27
HAL’s finances have come under scrutiny after the defence minister listed orders that had been given to the public sector company and which are in the works and will soon be given to the aircraft manufacturer. read more
Jan 09, 2019 13:27
HAL CMD, R Madhavan met defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and three service chiefs met in Parliament on Wednesday against the backdrop of the Rafale controversy. read more
Jan 08, 2019 08:07
The contracts worth Rs 73,000 crore are for 200 Kamov 226T choppers for the Indian Air Force and army, 83 LCA Mk 1A aircraft for the IAF and 15 light combat aircraft for the IAF and the army. read more
Jan 08, 2019 07:11
According to HAL’s annual report, the company borrowed nine times in the last financial year to meet its working capital requirements; of this, it borrowed seven times in March 2018 alone. The company borrowed a total of Rs 4,446.87 crore in the last... read more
Jan 07, 2019 14:16
In a brief statement in Lok Sabha, Nirmala Sitharaman said that over Rs 26,000 crore worth of contracts have been awarded and work amounting to Rs 73,000 crore are in the pipeline. read more
Jan 06, 2019 15:15
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday demanded that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman place documents before Parliament to prove her claim that the Modi government has given Rs 1 lakh crore worth of orders to defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited... read more
Jan 05, 2019 00:05
The foreign secretary had confirmed that discussions were going on between the French company, ministry of defence and HAL, Randeep Surjewala said and asked why Modi “backstabbed” HAL. read more
Dec 21, 2018 23:52
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) chairman R Madhavan on Friday said it is capable of producing Rafale aircraft but suggested that the question of transfer of technology does not arise in the current order of just 36 aircraft. read more
Dec 14, 2018 23:55
A parliamentary panel headed by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has expressed “serious concern” over Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s “failure” to provide the required number of Tejas aircraft to the Air Force, adversely affecting its combat potential... read more
Nov 14, 2018 23:40
The government has previously denied most of these allegations and also said it cannot disclose pricing details publicly on account of a secrecy clause in its agreement with France and to ensure India’s enemies do not get to know details of the India-specific... read more
Nov 09, 2018 22:18
According to HAL, the spin testing is the most crucial and challenging aspect of flight testing of any aircraft development programme. read more
Oct 19, 2018 07:58
Su-30MKI – the mainstay fighters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) which is manufactured by HAL under licence from Russia – is about Rs 150 crore costlier than the ones made in Russia, according to the document, a copy of which has been reviewed by Hindustan... read more
Oct 17, 2018 07:39
HT pored over a series of reports on HAL’s performance by parliamentary standing committees and the CAG, the government auditor, over the last decade and the common thread of all the findings was the firm’s ability or inability to deliver on several... read more
Oct 13, 2018 16:26
Rahul Gandhi met employees of the HAL at Bengaluru and called HAL a strategic asset to which India is indebted. read more