Aerostructures of Boeing's F-15EX Eagle II to be built in India

IANSUpdated: Friday, September 17, 2021, 05:41 PM IST
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According to Boeing India President Salil Gupte: "We see tremendous potential for India to contribute to the global aerospace industry as an industrial and technology partner."/ Representational image |

Aerospace major Boeing has awarded a contract to India-based Dynamatic Technologies for manufacturing assemblies for its tactical fighter 'F-15EX Eagle II'.

According to the aerospace major, this is a first instance in which aerostructures for F-15EX Eagle II will be made in India.

Besides, the contract will given a boost to the 'Aatmanirbhar' programme and strengthens US-India collaboration on aerospace and defence industrialisation.

Accordingly, Dynamatic Technologies will supply the F-15EX aerostructure assembly requirements from FY22.

The company will manufacture these aerostructures from their manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

According to Boeing India President Salil Gupte: "We see tremendous potential for India to contribute to the global aerospace industry as an industrial and technology partner."

"The award of aerostructure assemblies for the latest and most advanced version of the F-15 aircraft family is a reflection of Boeing's focus on Aatmanirbhar Bharat and a testimony to the world class capability of our industrial partners in India."

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