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DefExpo 2012: Land sector is central to BAE in India

1st April 2012 - 18:23 GMT | by Ian Kemp in New Delhi


BAE Systems has made land systems central to its strategy in India, according to a key company executive.

‘The major investment that we have made in Defence Land Systems India (DLSI) is a recognition that for us this has become a home market. The only way to gain access to a home market is to be onshore and to be national,' Dean McCumiskey, chief executive officer of BAE Systems India, told Shephard at Defexpo India 2012.

DLSI is a joint venture formed in February 2010 between Mahindra & Mahindra, which owns 74%, and BAE Systems which owns a 26% share, the

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Ian Kemp


Ian Kemp

Ian Kemp has written extensively on historical and modern defence issues for publications in Europe, …

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