Rafale deal: The real reason why HAL was not picked as offset partner

Rafales-at-a-IAF-baseNew Delhi, Nov 13: The Centre told the Supreme Court that the state owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) failed to become an offset partner in the Rafale deal as there were several unresolved issues it had with Dassault, the French company.

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Govt and Indian Airforce have full faith in HAL, says defence minister Parrikar


Minister Manohar Parrikar who is in Bengaluru told reporters that both the government and the Indian Airforce have confidence in the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL). He was at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bangalore today to witness the first test flight of Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40), country’s indigenous basic trainer aircraft. 
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