Global aircraft maker Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) on July 15, 2015 signed a pact to collaborate in aerospace and defence manufacturing. The agreement was signed by Shelley Lavender, President of Boeing Military Aircraft and Sukaran Singh, managing director and chief executive officer of TASL.Also Read - JKBOSE 12 Date Sheet 2021 Released For Kashmir Division, Exams to begin from THIS Date | Check How to Download

Under the agreement, both the companies Also Read - CSIR NEERI Recruitment: Apply For the Post of Project Assistant, Project Associate on | Check Vacancy Details, Age Criteria

  • intend to access markets jointly for products and platforms developed together by Boeing and TASL
  • to tap into integrated systems development opportunities, including unmanned aerial vehicles
  • will work in the domestic market and international markets

The agreement will gives an opportunity to explore the massive potential in India for aerospace manufacturing and make the investments required to grow the industry. Government of India is in the process of clearing a contract worth over 2.5 billion US dollar for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers. TASL is already on contract to manufacture aerostructures for Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook and AH-6i helicopters. Also Read - UCEED 2022 Registration Extended Till Oct 31 at | Check Importance Dates, And Other Details

TASL will produce Chinook helicopter parts in India even before the procurement contract is signed with the Indian government. Other Tata group companies Tata Advanced Materials Ltd (TAML) and TAL Manufacturing Solutions (TAL) are also supplying important components to Boeing. TAML has delivered power and mission equipment cabinets and auxiliary power unit door fairings for the P-8I long range maritime surveillance and anti submarine warfare aircraft. TAL is manufacturing floor beams out of composite materials for the Boeing 787-9. TAL has provided ground support equipment for the C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlifter.

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