You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

IAF, Navy to get 57 Hawks by '16

DNBAN76156 | 7/8/2014 | Author : Hemanth CS | WC :374 | City-Bangalore



Bangalore: The Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy will be have its entire fleet of Advanced Jet Trainers (AJT) by the year 2016.
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) which carries out the licence production of the British origin Hawk AJT aircraft will fulfill the orders placed by the IAF and Navy by 2016.
"Order placed in 2010 for second batch of 57 Hawks would be completely produced and delivered by HAL under license from BAE Systems. Out of 57 Hawks, 40 are for IAF and 17 are for Indian Navy. A total of 20 Aircraft (12 for IAF and 8 for the Navy) delivered till date. The remaining aircraft will be delivered by 2016 as per contract schedule," HAL Chairman RK Tyagi told dna.
In 2010 during British Prime
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

E-commerce, competition hold up free trade deal
DNDEL24103 | 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :282

New Delhi: Six years after talks began, leaders of Southeast Asian nations -- including India -- have pushed back till 2019, an agreement on a pan-Asian free trade deal. Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the leaders of the 16 countries that ar
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

PM meets Pence to talk Pak & terrorism
DNDEL24104 | 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :192

New Delhi: Pitching India as a favourite destinations for investment during his various engagements at the East Asia Summit on Wednesday in Singapore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed commitment for early concision of comprehensive and bal
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Special train to follow in Lord Ram’s steps
DNDEL24105 | 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :210

New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Wednesday flagged off a special tourist train -- the long-awaited Shri Ramayana Express -- that will run on the Ramayana circuit and cover major locations related to the Hindu epic. “The Shri Ramayana Express departe
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

BMC to immediately curb water supply by 10%, cut time by 15%
DNMUM426133 | 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :271

Reduced water levels in reservoirs and lakes have forced Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to impose a 10 per cent cut in water supply to the city immediately. Water supply timings will also be reduced by 15 per cent, and there will also be

Add To LightboxCalculate Price