Indian firm Godrej & Boyce has delivered the 50th Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR-SAM) motor casing to the Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar in a ceremony today at the company’s Mumbai facility.
Mr. Anil G. Verma, Executive Director & President, Godrej & Boyce said: “We are extremely proud to announce the delivery of 50th Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR-SAM) motor casing from this order for serial production. Considering the earlier production, this would be the 180th hardware. Godrej has consistently contributed to strengthen the defence and aerospace capabilities of our country. For LR-SAM, we started the development in 2010 and have over time established a set up for serial production for the same. This endeavor and milestone demonstrates our commitment towards indigenous manufacturing for India’s defence and space programmes.”
In addition, the holding company of Godrej Group also inaugurated new facility for Rubber and Composite materials.
“We also inaugurated a new facility today, which will help us in entering into the non-metallic side of the Aerospace Industry which will enable us to manufacture more value added assemblies and systems. The new facility will manufacture Rubber and Composite materials,” Verma added.
The new facility will manufacture rubber and composite components such as Ablative lining for Solid Motor Casings, Reinforced Airframe Seals, Conductive Seals, EFI/RFI Shielded Seals, Aero-engine components, Composite motor casing, Sandwich panels (honeycomb / foam, Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) Sic-Sic, NOBBED and other High-temp Aero-engine parts.