Category:Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited 
State-owned enterprise in India
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Industry aerospace
Headquarters location
  • 1940
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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) (Hindi: हिन्दुस्तान एरनॅटिक्स लिमिटेड, Kannada: ಹಿಂದುಸ್ಥಾನ್ ಏರೊನಾಟಿಕ್ಸ್ ಲಿಮಿಟೆಡ್) based in Bangalore, Karnataka state in India, is one of Asia's largest aerospace companies. Under the management of the Indian Ministry of Defence, this state-owned company is mainly involved in aerospace industry, which includes manufacturing and assembling aircraft, navigation and related communication equipment, as well as operating airports. HAL built the first military aircraft in South Asia and is currently involved in the design, fabrication and assembly of aircraft, jet engines, and helicopters, as well as their components and spares. It has several facilities throughout India including Nasik, Korwa, Kanpur, Koraput, Lucknow, Bangalore and Hyderabad. HAL has a long history of collaboration with several other international and domestic aerospace agencies such as Airbus, Boeing, Sukhoi Aviation Corporation, Israel Aircraft Industries, RSK MiG, BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce plc, Dassault Aviation, Dornier Flugzeugwerke, the Indian Aeronautical Development Agency and the Indian Space Research Organisation.