HAL, Newspace sign unmanned systems agreement

05 February 2020

India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed an agreement with Newspace Research and Technologies, a private company established in 2017, to collaborate on advanced aerospace and defence technologies, it was announced on 5 February.

HAL said that under non-disclosure agreement (NDA) – signed at the DefExpo 2020 show in Lucknow, northern India – the two firms will explore co-operation in the joint development and manufacturing of products and systems related to unmanned systems, swarm technologies, and space systems.

While HAL is India’s primary aerospace group, Newspace Research and Technologies has outlined an intention to invest in developing a range of modern technologies in aerospace and defence.

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