HAL’s 3rd Light Combat Aircraft production line inaugurated

The Indian Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane, today inaugurated the third Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) production line set up by DPSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) at Nashik in Maharashtra. He also handed over 100th Sukhoi-30 MKI ROH aircraft to the Indian Air Force(IAF). 

The new production line will enable the company to enhance LCA-MK1A production capacity from 16 to 24 aircraft per year. HAL’s Nashik Division has achieved peak overhaul capacity of 20 Su-30 aircraft per year despite having supply chain issues in current geopolitical situations.

It is to be noted that HAL has already set up two LCA manufacturing lines in Bengaluru.