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‘Smart sensors play a key role in smart vehicles’

10 October 2015

VISKHAPATNAM: Smart sensors play a key role in determining the health of a vehicle, be it a car, commercial or fighter aircraft or a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) or a reusable space craft, says Vanam Upendranath, Senior Principal Scientist of National Aerospace Laboratories…


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October 11, 2015 at 9:21 am

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India to develop RTA with private partners

07 December 2012

BANGALORE: It is official. The design and development of India’s first Regional Transport Aircraft (RTA) will be carried out by a joint venture between a state-owned aerospace company and a consortium of industries.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) director, general Samir K Brahmachari told DNA that the RTA, whose development has been actively pursued by the government to enhance air connectivity between tier-II and tier-III cities with the major metros, will be a joint venture between defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and a consortium of industries…..

Read more: http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_india-to-develop-rta-with-private-partners_1774687

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December 9, 2012 at 8:07 pm

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NAL gives ‘lift’ to MAV programme

24 November 2012

BANGALORE: In a significant breakthrough that promises to boost India’s micro aerial vehicle (MAV) programme, the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has developed a system that makes the remotely-controlled MAVs more efficient in flight, maneuverability and handling…..

Read  more: http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_nal-gives-lift-to-mav-programme_1769001

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November 26, 2012 at 1:04 pm

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NAL’s Swarna Hamsa to aid inland fishermen

20 November 2012

BANGALORE: A spin-off product of the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) could help inland fishermen land their catch without risking their lives.

The Swarna Hamsa, a spin-off product is a baseline – bamboo laminate based water vessel version of CSIR Hamsa, a multi-terrain land-water vehicle system developed by the NAL…..

Read more: http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_nals-swarna-hamsa-to-aid-inland-fishermen_1767083

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November 21, 2012 at 10:50 am

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‘Aviation sector needs skilled staff’

27 July 2012

BANGALORE:  Experts of the aviation sector gathered at the stakeholders’ conference on ‘Sector Skill Council for Aerospace – Aviation’ said there should be more efforts to meet the increasing demand for skilled employees in the sector.

The conference, organised by the Bangalore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCIC) and the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries, took note of the shortage of skilled employees and explored the ways to meet the increasing demands of the sector.

Lambasting the mindset of desk jobs in front of computers, National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) Director A R Upadhya said only a few engineers, passing out of colleges, were interested in testing. Suggesting on the job training as a measure to fix this problem, he said that the quality of graduates from engineering institutions was a matter of concern………

Read more: http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/article577431.ece

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August 6, 2012 at 5:28 am

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National Aerospace Laboratories’s Hamsa takes wings

02 June 2012

BANGALORE: The National Innovation Council (NIC), which is entrusted with preparing a roadmap for the decade of innovation (2010-2020), has asked the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to scale up Hamsa, the air-propelled ferry system.

Hamsa, which is developed by CSIR’s Bangalore-based National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), can be used as a means for mass transportation of men and cargo in marshy and water-covered terrain…..

Read more: http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_national-aerospace-laboratoriess-hamsa-takes-wings_1697140

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June 4, 2012 at 4:06 pm

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India’s NAL links with Kadet for UAV

25 May 2012

India’s state-run National Aerospace Laboratory will work with Kadet Defense Systems to develop NAL’s Hansa trainer aircraft into an unmanned aerial vehicle.

The Hansa is built by Taneja Aerospace and Aviation for NAL and uses Indian-made composite material but mostly imported aeronautic electronics…

Read more: http://www.militaryaerospace.com/news/2012/05/25/india-s-nal-links-with-kadet-for-uav.html

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May 31, 2012 at 5:15 am

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