Hindustan Aeronautics wins Rs1,090 crore deal for Indian Air Force1 min read . Updated: 05 Feb 2015, 07:11 PM IST
The company will supply the Indian Air Force with 14 new turboprop Do-228 aircraft
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government wants to modernize India’s Armed Forces by replacing ageing equipment with home-made hardware built by local and foreign companies, and cut back on what is the world’s largest import bill for arms.
HAL has so far manufactured 125 Do-228 transport planes the ministry of defence said in a statement.