Development of national strengths in aerospace sciences and technologies, infrastructure, facilities and expertise.
Advanced technology solutions to national aerospace programmes, fighter aircraft, gas turbine engines, defense systems, defense services, launch vehicles & satellites, and space systems.
Civil aeronautics development (from 1994). Design and development a small and medium-sized civil aircraft - To promote a vibrant Indian civil aviation.
NAL's mandate is to develop aerospace technologies with a strong science content, design and build small and medium – sized civil aircraft, and support all national aerospace programmes.