Bengaluru/Lucknow: Navratna Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is taking the lead in organising the 11th biennial edition of DefExpo 2020, which is scheduled to be held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, from February 5 to 9, in coordination with the Ministry of Defence. Besides providing huge logistic support, HAL will showcase its prowess in defence and aerospace centred on the theme ‘Digital Transformation of Defence.' “HAL has been instrumental in organising major defence expos in the couple of years, including this edition of DefExpo 2020. HAL’s indigenously designed and developed fixed and rotary wing platforms will steal the show," said R Madhavan, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of HAL.
HAL is instrumental in organising major defence expos in the couple of years including this edition of DefExpo-2020: HAL's CMD R Madhavan
What will HAL showcase at DefExpo 2020
HAL will display the models of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), Do-228 and Hawk at its indoor Stall (R-46, Hall 5). Some of the avionics, accessories, assemblies, products such as Indigenous Digital Map Generator (i-DMG), Engine & Flight Display Unit, Gas Turbine Electrical Generator (GTEG)-60, Air Producer Engine, Glass Cockpit for Do-228, Automatic Target Recognition (ATR), Digital Sand Rapid Prototyping Technology etc will be put up for display.
Here's a sneak peek
Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH)
HAL HTT-40, an Indian training aircraft, designed and built by HAL
HAL Do 228 civil, a twin-engine general-purpose aircraft, capable of transporting up to 19 passengers or various cargoes.
HAL Rudra, also known as ALH-WSI, is an armed version of HAL Dhruv
HAL LCA Navy
An upgraded Sukhoi-30 MKI cockpit simulator will be an added attraction at the HAL stall. The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) will be showcased at the outdoor static display area and ALH Mk IV Rudra, LCH, LUH, Do-228 civil, LCA Tejas will dazzle in the air show. During the course of DefExpo-2020, HAL plans to hold MoU signing programme, meetings with foreign delegations, seminars and conferences on diverse aerospace topic.