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Antony to open HAL's Kasargod unit on Nov 17

Posted on Nov 15, 06:33PM | UNI

Four years after it launched the construction of its new facility in Kerala, the state-owned aircraft maker has completed the construction of its Strategic Electronics Factory at Kasargod and it would be inaugurated by Defence Minister A K Antony on November 17.

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate the production facilities at the same function.

This factory will produce advanced avionics for Aircraft and Helicopters, a company release said here today.

HAL Chairman R K Tyagi said avionics plays a major role in functioning of modern aircraft and contributes significantly to the value of an aircraft/helicopter.

'Considering huge potential of Avionics systems in the coming years, a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for a variety of Avionics has been established at Kasaragod.

This would result in better operational effectiveness and improved customer satisfaction,' he said.