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Boeing, Tata construct JV facility in Hyderabad

22nd June 2016 - 14:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems have started the construction of a facility in Hyderabad for their joint venture (JV) Tata Boeing Aerospace (TBAL), it was announced on 18 June.

The JV will produce Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages and other aerostructures, as well as pursue integrated systems in aerospace. Eventually, the Hyderabad facility will be the only producer of AH-64 fuselages globally.

Manohar Parrikar, defence minister of India, said: ‘The joint venture between Tata and Boeing is a significant step in developing India’s capabilities for aerospace and defence manufacturing and becoming a global exporter. This is a clear example of the significant progress made towards Make in India for defence.’

S Ramadorai, chairman, Tata Advanced Systems, said today’s ground-breaking ceremony was a significant milestone in furthering its commitment to the Indian aerospace sector.

'With the advent of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 this partnership could boost the emerging manufacturing sector, contributing to the Honourable Prime Minister's vision of Make in India. I am positive that this joint venture which brings together the core strengths of both companies will help take this strategic relationship to the next level,’ Ramadorai said.

Pratyush Kumar, president of Boeing India and board member of TBAL, said, ‘This joint venture is an exciting advancement for Boeing in leveraging our capital and expertise globally. I am delighted that every such step we take is forging the way towards building an indigenous aerospace ecosystem in support of Make in India.’

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