HAL’s participation focuses on technological excellence and indigenisation initiatives, under its business verticals such as fighters, trainers, transport aircraft, helicopters, engines, systems and avionics besides projecting the company’s futuristic programmes.
HAL has a dedicated ‘Indigenisation Exhibition Stall’ at Hall-2 for active participation and interaction of Indian industry partners. More than 200 imported items planned to be indigenised with private industries are on display in this stall to attract Indian industry. Twenty six already indigenised items are displayed for understanding and encouragement of private industries. There are one-toone interactions and instant clarifications to the Industry partners at the venue.
Dr Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, inaugurated HAL’s dedicated Indigenisation Stall on the first day of DefExpo, launching of a document on indigenisation success stories of HAL, handing over of “Project Sanction Orders” of Positive Indigenisation List (PIL) items to the Indian Private Partners, handing over of approvals/clearance certificates to the industry partners for items indigenised and launch of Indigenisation - Supplier Relationship Management (ISRM) portal are planned.
HAL’s Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ is showcased in the Outdoor Display area during the show. HAL is also exhibiting the scaled models of LCA, LCH, LUH, ALH, Do-228 and HTT-40 during the show. Some of the avionics/accessories/ components/products such as Indigenous Engine & Flight Display Unit (EFDU), Mission Computer & Interface Computer, Digital Map Generator (DMG), FBW DAU (Fly by Wire Data Acquisition Unit), E-FDR (Enhanced Flight Data Recorder), Gunner Pilot Control Unit (GPCU), Automatic Identification System (AIS), Solid State Data and Video Recording System (SSDVRS), Full Authority Digital Engine Control System (FADEC), Integrated Control Computer (ICC), ICCATS-Jaguar, APU, GTSU-127 etc. are on display at the HAL stall.
Further at the India Pavilion (HEC), HAL is displaying 29 products of which 17 are scaled models and 12 through display posters and product videos. Scaled models of HTT-40, ALH (WSI), IMRH, LUH and RUAV, are showcased during the show. Other products include Main Landing and Nose Landing gears of ALH, Air Starter Turbine –AMCA, Digital TGT Amplifier (TGTA), Ring Forgings, Shape Memory Alloy Ferrule Rings, Solid State Cockpit Voice & Flight Data Recorder, HPTR BLADE-AL31FP ENGINE, Main Rotor Blade (ALH), TACAN, VOR ILS and Air to Air Heat Exchanger.