Top News on Hindustan Aeronautics

  • Indian air force continues Dhruv grounding


    ​The Indian air force has grounded its Hindustan Aeronautics-built Dhruv advanced light helicopters, following a fatal crash that happened on 25 July. All seven personnel on board were killed when the Mk III production standard aircraft came down after its crew had issued a mayday call.


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  • Oman retires last Jaguar strike aircraft


    ​Oman has retired its last four operational Sepecat Jaguars, with the strike aircraft having been involved in a...


  • Indian air force continues Dhruv grounding


    ​The Indian air force has grounded its Hindustan Aeronautics-built Dhruv advanced light helicopters, following a fatal...


  • MBDA signs Indian ASRAAM contract


    India’s defence ministry has signed a £250 million ($428 million) contract with MBDA to equip its Sepecat/Hindustan...


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  • ANALYSIS: Glimmers of hope for South Africa's underfunded air force

    News | 08 Sep 2014 15:18

    ​Tightening budgets have stunted many air arms in the past decade, but few have been affected so badly by a lack of funding as the South African Air Force (SAAF).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Glimmers-of-hope-for-South-Africas-underfunded-air-force-403163/
  • India looks to acquire 18 ShinMaywa US-2 amphibians

    News | 04 Sep 2014 14:09 | Atul Chandra

    The Indian navy is looking to acquire 18 ShinMaywa US-2i amphibian aircraft, informed sources have told Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-looks-to-acquire-18-ShinMaywa-US-2-amphibians-403341/
  • New Delhi approves Apache buy, cancels long-running tender

    News | 29 Aug 2014 17:38 | Atul Chandra

    ​India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cleared the procurement of attack and heavy-lift helicopters for the Indian air force, cumulatively worth an estimated $2 billion, while cancelling a decade long effort for the procurement for 197 “Reconnaissance and Surveillance Helicopters” (RSH) worth $1 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Delhi-approves-Apache-buy-cancels-long-running-tender-403173/
  • HAL readies Cheetal delivery for Afghanistan air force

    News | 27 Aug 2014 16:29 | Atul Chandra

    ​Indian state owned airframer Hindustan Aeronautics is preparing to deliver three Cheetal light helicopters to the Afghanistan air force next month. The unarmed helicopters are be transferred via a commercial cargo plane to Kabul International Airport from its Helicopter Division located in Bangalore.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HAL-readies-Cheetal-delivery-for-Afghanistan-air-force-403076/
  • HAL looks to increase domestic content in Tejas

    News | 13 Aug 2014 05:24 | Greg Waldron

    Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) hopes to increase the number of locally-produced line replacement units (LRU) in its Tejas Light Combat Aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HAL-looks-to-increase-domestic-content-in-Tejas-402630/
  • Oman retires last Jaguar strike aircraft

    News | 12 Aug 2014 13:29

    ​Oman has retired its last four operational Sepecat Jaguars, with the strike aircraft having been involved in a disbandment flypast by 8 Sqn at its Thumrait air base on 6 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Oman-retires-last-Jaguar-strike-aircraft-402605/