SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will be inaugurating the new LCA-Tejas Assembly complex at the Aircraft Division, Nasik on 7th April which will further enhance the production capabilities of the LCA-Tejas in the country.
The Aircraft Division facility at Nasik that was lying idle after the completion of the production orders of Sukhoi-30MKI will be used to manufacture up to 5 additional LCA-Tejas aircraft either for Indian Air Force or for the export Market.
HAL has Two LCA-Division facility at Bangalore that has a combined installed production capacity of 16 jets per year and HAL had plans to augment the production capacity in case of major export orders.
With Nasik’s facility, HAL technically will have a combined production capacity for 21 jets that can be further augmented in case of export orders. HAL also has plans to manufacture 70 HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft at the adjacent facility at Nasik from 2026 onwards.
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