Saab, Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd (KSSL) have announced plans to set up a joint venture to bid for India’s SRSAM and VSHORAD Air Defence Programmes.
The joint venture will handle the main part of production and delivery of these air defence systems to the Indian customer. The production in India will comprise of subsystems and systems for SRSAM and VSHORAD with the aim to transfer production as well as development knowledge to India, Saab said in a statement Saturday.
“The JV is already under preparation within both companies, and will be ready to launch soon”, said Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics.
To secure production quality, orders of missile parts have already been issued to KSSL and production-readiness reviews are ongoing. Saab and KSSL are already planning for the technology transfer for different packages within the programmes.
“The joint venture will create a global supplier in the area of Ground Based Air Defence Systems based in India”, said Amit Kalyani, Executive Director at Kalyani Group.
Bharat Forge subsidary, Kalyani Strategic Systems has entered into a joint venture with Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to bid for defence programmes in India, including infantry combat vehicle BMP II upgrade. The joint venture company Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems will look to address programmes in relation to BMP II upgrade, tactical control systems, other advanced systems and other such programmes floated or to be floated by the Ministry of Defence, Bharat Forge said in a BSE filing Wednesday
Kalyani Group has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems on Thursday to develop and manufacture a wide range of missiles, remote weapon systems and advanced armour solutions. N JV
Saab and Kalyani Group are teaming up for Indian Army air defence projects, including the VSHORAD and SRSAM requirements. The teaming combines Saabs many decades as a leading developer and supplier of proven high-technology radar and missile systems, with the rich engineering and manufacturing capabilities of Kalyani
Indias Kalyani group that manufactures defence products in venture with Israels Rafael, has considered commencing operations of Hyderabad plant in March-April. “The company will also be showcasing jet engines at the upcoming Aero India 2017,” said Chairman Baba Kalyani
Saab has developed new naval radar dubbed Sea Giraffe 1X which offers simultaneous surface and air surveillance capabilities, a growing need in the US maritime security sector. Sea Giraffe 1X was introduced for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia, held from March 21-23
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