IAF and HAL have operationalized IAF HAL e-Portal as part of the Inter-Organisational Information Sharing System (IOIS) during the Aero India 2021. The e-Portal will optimize long-term sustenance planning and reduce repair and overhaul cycle time. This will facilitate a smooth, safe, and secure method of data transfer between the two organizations. This will enhance the optimization of tasks and increase efficiency in productivity and availability of spares to IAF. It will also reduce the time for the finalization of tasking and budgetary quotation processes.

IAF and HAL e-portal

The initiative was launched by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria in presence of the Chairman HAL, DCAS, and AOC-in-C MC. Welcoming the initiative, the CAS said that the e-Portal will bolster the competencies of both the organizations and will lead to increased serviceability of IAF weapon systems. It will also facilitate secure information sharing between IAF and HAL for better coordination, improved transparency, and faster decision-making.

R Madhavan, CMD Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, said the customer-centric portal would go a long way in leveraging the benefits of information sharing in real-time. It will also enable the visibility of HAL repair milestones, provide instantaneous Budgetory quotations against IAF orders and give information on the status of supply against Aircraft on Ground and tasks involved.