HAL and Sagem of France to set up Facilities at Hyderabad

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Paris: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has entered into contract during the on-going Paris Air Show with SAGEM (Safran, France) for setting up of manufacturing and depot level maintenance facilities for Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) LRUs (Line Replacement Units) including sensor at HAL Hyderabad.

The Transfer of Technology (ToT) will enable HAL-Hyderabad to in-house manufacture and depot level maintenance of AFCS LRUs for ALH, IJT platforms. The possibility of fitting AFCS LRUs on LCH and LUH platforms is being explored.

The facilities at Hyderabad are expected to be established in two years to cater to the Indian customers.