OIS-AT, Rafaut Sign Weapons-to-Aircraft Interface Devices And Flight Controls Equipment Joint Venture

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  • 08:21 AM, May 25, 2015
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OIS AT announced today that it has concluded a joint venture with French Rafaut SAS for joint research and development of a range of weapons- to- aircraft interface devices and flight controls equipment and sub-systems as part of the curtain raiser to the upcoming Paris Air Show next month.

With this partnership OIS-AT is set to leverage the French firm’s know how to undertake manufacture of pylons and allied interface equipment that carry munitions and stores on aircraft and helicopters here in India at a new facility planned  in Bengaluru.

The Joint Venture is a  collaboration for R&D, transfer of technology, manufacturing, marketing, sales and services of a range of interface devices and flight controls equipment  and sub-systems. OIS-AT is set to leverage the French firm’s know how to undertake manufacture of pylons and allied interface equipment that carry munitions and stores on aircraft and helicopters here in India at a new facility planned  in Bengaluru.

“Rafaut has much to offer by way of technology and innovative design with state-of-the-art composite manufacturing techniques, which will considerably enhance OIS-AT’s capabilities and help reverse the trend of buying off-the-shelf from global players,” Sanjay Bhandari, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, OIS Group of companies said.

Jacques Rafaut, Chairman Rafaut said “This JV is very significant for us as it gives us an opportunity to partner with OIS-AT to present our products range and foster relationships with India. Rafaut is pleased to be a participant in ‘Make in India’ initiative, we have  experience of doing business in India as some of our systems have been in use on the Indian Mirage 2000 for more than 30 years”.

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