HAL delivers ‘Made in India’ L-40 stage for GSLV-MKII

New Delhi (NVI): Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over the 50th set of L-40 stage of Geo Synchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MKII) to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

This L-40 stage is meant for GSLV MKII- F12 flight scheduled to take off in August this year.

HAL’s Aerospace Division has so far integrated and supplied L-40 stages for 12 flights of GSLV MKII including the GSLV MKII -F10 flight planned in the first week of March.

HAL is also manufacturing the riveted structures, propellant tanks, feedlines of PSLV, GSLV MKII and its launch vehicles and structures of various satellites for ISRO.

The state owned compnay has been ISRO’s trusted partner for the past three decades and has contributed and participated in almost all of ISRO’s ambitious projects namely Chandrayaan-I, Chandrayaan-II, Mangalyaan and upcoming projects like Gaganyaan too.