Last Update September 11, 2018


  • Aircraft, Helicopter, UAV, Spacecraft & related equipment
  • Electrical, Electronics & Electro-optics
  • Engines, Propulsion, Power Generation
  • Metal Processing, Parts & Components
  • Radar, Sonar, Navigation, Targeting, Surveillance

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), is a fully owned by the Indian Government, undertaking under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence, Department of Defence Production. The Company manufactures aircraft and other defense systems, in addition to providing work on space programs, defense services, coast guards, and border security forces.

Today HAL operates a number of production units, research and design centres spread out in different locations in India. Its product track record consists of 12 types of aircraft from in house R&D and 13 types by license production.

The Company manufactures aircrafts, helicopters, communication, navigation, and aerospace equipments, as well as accessories for aircrafts.

List of few of the Company's products:

  • Automatic direction finder,
  • Integrated radio communication system,
  • UHF standby equipment,
  • VHF communication equipment,
  • HF single sideband communication set,
  • Fighter, bomber, and air superiority aircraft,
  • Single-seater front line tactical interceptor and fighter aircraft,
  • Metallic drop tanks,
  • DHRUV advanced light helicopter,
  • Chetak helicopters,
  • AC/DC generator, control and protection units,
  • Inverters, transformer rectifier unit,
  • AC/DC electrical systems, actuators,
  • Land navigation system,
  • Microprocessor controller.

HAL has engaged & succeeded in number of R&D programs for both the military and civil aviation sectors. Substantial progress has been made in the current projects like Dhruv - Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), Tejas-Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) and various military and civil upgrades. The deliveries of Dhruv were effected to Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard in March 2002, in its first year of production which is a unique achievement.

HAL has played a significant role for India's space programs in the manufacturing of satellite launch vehicles like PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle), GSLV (Geo Stationary Launch Vehicle), IRS (Indian Remote Satellite) & INSAT (Indian National Satellite).

HAL's supplies/services are mainly to Indian Defence Services, Coast Guard and Border Security Force. Transport aircraft and Helicopters have also been supplied to Airlines as well as State Governments of India. The Company has also achieved a foothold in export in more than 30 countries, having demonstrated its quality and price competitiveness.

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. has won several International and National Awards for achievements in R&D, technology, managerial performance, exports, energy conservation, quality and fulfillment of social responsibilities.

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) - Pictures

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL)

  • Bangalore Complex, Bangalore- 560 017, India
  • 91-80-22322226
  • 91-80-22318676
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