Fokker Technologies and Aequs of India have signed a Long Term Agreement (LTA) for the supply of machined components for Boeing’s Chinook helicopter.
Under the agreement, Aequs will supply machined detail parts which will be made in India for the Chinook heavy lift helicopter. Fokker Technologies will build the parts into final sub-assemblies in facilities in Papendrecht, The Netherlands. Aequs was selected after a careful process of qualification proving the ability and affordability through trial production.
“This agreement between Fokker Technologies and Aequs is significant because it capitalizes on India’s industrial capability, innovation and talent to contribute to the country’s long-term competitiveness as a global aerospace leader,” said Pratyush Kumar, president, Boeing India. “Boeing is rapidly expanding its supplier footprint in the country to reinforce our commitment to ‘Make in India’ and we have doubled our sourcing from India in the last 12 months.”
Boeing has also signed an agreement with Tata Advanced Systems in November to create a joint venture manufacture Apache fuselages in India. Dynamatic Technologies is already building parts for the Chinook heavy lift helicopter in India.
Earlier this year Fokker Technologies and SasMos of India launched Fokker Elmo SasMos Interconnections Ltd an Indian joint venture for the manufacturing of electrical interconnection systems.
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