Bharat Forge, BEL signs pact for strategic cooperation in defence and aerospace

Aiming to leverage Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Make in India initiative, private sector firm Bharat Forge Limited and Navratna defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on Thursday entered into MoU for strategic co-operation in the field of Defence and Aerospace products/systems to jointly capitalise on the emerging opportunities in the domestic market at Aero India show in Bengaluru. 

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HAL: HTT 40 begins spin testing

Aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-developed HTT 40 on Friday began spin testing by  successfully entering in to two turn spin and subsequently recovering with the appropriate controls. The spin testing is the most crucial and challenging aspect of flight testing of any aircraft development programme. HAL CMD R Madhavan said, “The successful start of the spin testing gives a boost to HAL and also restores credibility of HAL in successfully designing a spin worthy aircraft.” HAL’s Aircraft Research and Design Centre (ARDC) had conducted extensive wind tunnel testing and…

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