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Aero India 2017: IAI consolidates presence in India

16th February 2017 - 03:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Bangalore


Illustrating its continued contribution to India's defence industry, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed two agreements on 15 February, the second day of Aero India 2017, in Bangalore. One involved mini-UAVs and the other crashworthy seats.

IAI signed an agreement with Dynamatic Technologies relating to mini-UAVs 'to jointly address the needs of the Indian UAV market' in terms of production, assembly and support. IAI would agree to transfer technology to aid the government's 'Make in India' policy.

The specific target is the Indian Army, with IAI already having supplied significant numbers of the larger Searcher and Heron UAVs to the Indian

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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