HAL hands over 50th set of L-40 stage of GSLV-MKII to ISRO?


Team Udayavani, Feb 29, 2020, 9:58 AM IST

Bengaluru: The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) said on Friday it has handed over the 50th L-40 stage of geosynchronous launch vehicle (GSLV-MKII) to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

The L-40 stage is meant for GSLV MKII-F12 flight planned by the ISRO in August this year, according to the city- headquartered HAL. The aerospace division of HAL has so far integrated and supplied L-40 stages for 12 flights of GSLV MKII, including the GSLV MKII-F10 flight planned in March first week.

“Apart from the integrated L-40 stages, HAL is manufacturing the riveted structures, propellant tanks, feedlines of PSLV, GSLV MKII and GSLV MKIII launch vehicles and structures of various satellites for ISRO,” it said in a statement.

HAL said it has contributed and participated in almost all of ISRO”s ambitious projects including Chandrayaan-I, Chandrayaan-II, Mangalyaan and the upcoming Gaganyaan.

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