Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a Rs 2,400 crores contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for the development and supply of 20 types of systems for 83 LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Tejas Mk1A fighter aircraft programme. The duration of the contract is 5 years i.e., from 2023 to 2028. Notably, this is HAL’s biggest order on any Indian company thus boosting the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign. The order for the supply of these systems will be executed by two units of BEL at Bengaluru (Karnataka), and Panchkula (Haryana).
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Founded: 1940;
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Headquarter: Bengaluru, Karnataka;
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited CMD: R Madhavan.