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4 FEB 2021
HAL Receives RFP for Basic Trainer HTT40 from IAF

Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Indian Air Force
HTT40 RFP from IAF
Bengaluru, February 4, 2021: HAL has received a Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Indian Air Force for their Basic Trainers requirement here today at the on-going Aero India 2021. The documents were handed over to Mr. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL by Air Marshal Sandeep Singh, DCAS and Mr. V. L. Kantha Rao, DG (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence. The RFP is for 70 aircraft with additional clause for 38 more. The certification will be given against the PSQR. The production will take place at HAL’s two manufacturing units at Bengaluru and Nashik. The RFP has come within six years from the first flight of HAL which is shortest time-line in aircraft industry. The trainer will have more than 60 percent indigenous content and is supported by agencies such as CEMILAC, RDAQA, ASTE and others.
shortest time-line in aircraft industry
The documents were handed over to Mr. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL by Air Marshal Sandeep Singh, DCAS and Mr. V. L. Kantha Rao, DG (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence