HAL hands over Sukhoi engine to IAF

The AL31FP engine powers Su30 MKI fighter aircraft

GN Bureau | October 25, 2017


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 The 50th AL31FP engine, manufactured by HAL’s Koraput-based Sukhoi engine division, has been handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) as part of celebrations of 70th year of India-Russia diplomatic relationship.

“The AL31FP engine powers Su30 MKI and is manufactured from raw material stage. All the components, including heavy forging,s are manufactured at HAL,” said HAL CMD T Suvarna Raju. 
 
A coffee table book was also released by A K Gupta, secretary (DP) to commemorate 70 years of cooperation between HAL and Russian companies.  Gupta highlighted the whole hearted support India has been receiving for the Russian platforms and said such a support is important in strengthening the bilateral ties. 
 
The engine division in Orissa was set up to manufacture turbojet engines for the MiG 21FL. In 2004, the Sukhoi engine division was established and it has started manufacturing and subsequently overhauling of AL31FP engines for SU30 MKI aircraft. Till date, the division has manufactured nearly 1,675 engines and overhauled 7,730 engines.
 

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