February 2017

Big Data : The new wave in the Maritime World

Information technology has gathered transformational momentum since the beginning of the 21st century and penetrated every facet of human activity. It became the new currency which offered enormous opportunities for exploiting information revolution and help develop technological strengths. Also, it has been an enabler for improving efficiency, augmenting productivity, and timely delivery.

HAL’s Current Aircraft Projects

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is India’s Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) primarily involved in aerospace activities. HAL was the first to build a military aircraft in South Asia. The German engineer Kurt Tank designed the first made in India fighter-bomber the HF-24 Marut. HAL today has joint activities with large number of leading aerospace companies. 


To survive the modern battlefield, military aircraft requires self-protection systems that is capable of detecting the threat, indicating the presence of the threat and ensure that the appropriate countermeasure is activated in order to successfully defeat the threat.  The self-protection system need to operate in an environment emissions cluttered environment and as it is not normally deemed prime mission equipment need to be low in terms of size, weight, power and cost.