February 6, 2015

HAL bags Rs. 1,090-cr contract from IAF

HAL has bagged a major defence contract for supplying 14 Do-228 aircraft manufactured by it to the Indian Air Force (IAF).

“Apart from these aircraft, the contract valued at around Rs 1,090 crore includes six reserve engines, one flight simulator and associated equipment,'' T Suvarna Raju, Chairman, HAL, said.

“This also reflects the trust of the defence customers on HAL and we remain committed to supporting Indian defence services for all their needs,” he added.

HAL Do-228 aircraft will be manufactured by the Transport Aircraft Division at Kanpur. The division has expertise in manufacturing of transport and trainer category of aircraft and has till date manufactured 125 HAL Do-228 aircraft for various defence and other customers.

defence/the hindu

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