Defence Ministry Sign MoU with HAL to Upgrade 25 Dornier Aircraft

  • Ministry of Defence signs contract with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of 25 Dornier Aircraft. 
  • MLU includes state-of-the-art Avionics Systems and Primary Role sensors. 
  • Enhances operational capability for Maritime Surveillance, Coastal Surveillance, Electronic Intelligence, and Maritime Domain Awareness development. 
  • Enables secondary roles of Search and Rescue, Medical/Casualty Evacuation, and Communication Link. 
  • MLU is expected to generate 1.8 Lakh Man-days over 6.5 years. 
  • Contributes to “Atmanirbharta” in Defence, aligning with the Government of India’s Make-in-India initiative.
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