National Defence Bureau,
Bangalore, 01 June 2018
Arup Chatterjee has taken over as Director (Engg. and R&D) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited today. Prior to his present post, he was heading the Aircraft Research and Development Centre (ARDC) as General Manager.
Born in 1962, he joined HAL in 1982. He holds B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, M.Tech in Aircraft Production Engineering from IIT, Chennai and MBA from IGNOU. He served in HAL’s Korwa, Kanpur, Koraput Divisions and Corporate Office acquiring expertise in various segments of air frame manufacturing, MRO of engines, planning of avionics required for Russian and western origin aircraft platforms.
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