Bangalore, 27 October, 2022: Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh presented awards for Excellence in Defence and Aerospace to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in the Institutional and Individual/Team categories on the sidelines of DefExpo 2022 at Gandhinagar.
HAL received “Raksha Anveshan Ratn” award for development of Indigenous Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) for the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) in the Institutional category and for design and development of Radio Altimeter with high range and accuracy for Su 30 MKI aircraft in the Individual and Team category.
HAL also received “Raksha Srijan Ratn” award for design and development of Auxiliary Power Unit (GTEG-60) for AN 32 aircraft in the Individual/Team category. HAL CMD, Shri C B Anathakrishnan and officials received the awards from the Defence Minister during the Bandhan programme at DefExpo. “Raksha Anveshan Ratna” Award is given for excellence in innovation and “Raksha Srijan Ratna” is awarded for excellence in Indigenization.