Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML) has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 aircraft that cover the interior wall structure of the aircraft.
The P-8 is designed for long-range anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, as well as armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. A derivative of Boeing’s Next-Generation 737-800, it is capable of broad-area maritime operations, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
TAML is currently under contract to manufacture the P-8 tail cone and auxiliary power unit door fairing out of India. Additionally, TAML works for Dynamatic Technologies Limited in support of the CH-47F Chinook, a medium-to-heavy lift helicopter, and for P-8 cabinets.
In addition, Boeing and various Tata companies have established partnerships in India to manufacture aerostructures for Boeing’s commercial and military aircraft. For example, Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited, have established a joint venture in India to produce AH-64 Apache fuselages, coproduce aero structures and pursue integrated systems development opportunities in India.
The Javelin Joint Venture team signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Indias Tata Power to explore co-development and production of the Javelin anti-armour missile system. As part of the LOI, the Javelin Joint Venture (JJV) and Tata Power SED will create a strategy to co-develop and produce the Javelin missile system and integrate platform mounts to meet Indian requirements
Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Bell Helicopter have signed an agreement to develop both commercial and government (including military) rotary wing markets in India in the Light Utility and Reconnaissance segments. The scope of this agreement is intended to include potential production and assembly capabilities, certain training and maintenance, repair and overhaul requirements, as well as research and development programs and technology sharing that will grow industrial capabilities and result in innovative solutions, TASL said in a statement Thursday
Lockheed Martin is eyeing Tata Group as a potential partner for F-16 flagship in India. “Naturally we would gravitate to Tata,“ George Standridge, Lockheeds vice president for Aeronautics Strategy and Business Development was quoted as saying in an interview in New Delhi by
The US Navy has awarded a contract worth $2.1 billion to Boeing for the delivery of 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft
Tata Motors has signed a contract with Indonesias PT Pindad to explore market potential of Tata-armoured vehicles in Indonesia and other agreed regions of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). The memorandum of understanding (MoU) also includes a study to check the feasibility of locally assembling Tata-armoured vehicles at PT Pindads facility in Bandung in West Java province of Indonesia
A Tata-Lockheed Martin Joint Venture has delivered 50th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage. TLMAL, a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeroframe Corporation, was established in 2010 and it began production of C-130J Super Hercules airframe components beginning in late 2011
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