Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Women recruited in armed forces under SSC to get permanent commission:-Women officers recruited under the short service commission in the Indian armed forces will get opportunity for permanent employment like their male counterparts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Wednesday in his Independence Day address....
  • Every Indian can be proud of manned space mission: ISRO chief:-Technologies that will help in sending an Indian astronaut to space by 2022, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address on Wednesday have already been completed, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said....
  • Gaganyaan to take Indian astronaut to space by 2022: PM:-Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced an ambitious mission of sending an Indian astronaut to space by 2022 on board 'Gaganyaan'. The mission, he said in his Independence Day address, would be launched using the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) own capabilities, and on successful completion, make India the fourth nation in the world to do so....
  • Indian Govt approves procurement of 6 patrol vessels for Navy:-The Indian defence ministry on Monday approved a long-pending proposal to procure six indigenously manufactured next generation offshore patrol vessels (NGOPVs) for the Navy at a cost of Rs 4,941 crore....

Mahindra Aerostructures bags contract from Airbus

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

A file photo.

MUMBAI (PTI): European aviation major Airbus has awarded a long-term contract to Mahindra Aerostructures to manufacture and supply a set of components made of hard metals.

These components - aerospace steel, titanium and Inconel - will be used in manufacturing single aisle A320neo and wide-body A350XWB aircraft, a release said here on Tuesday.

This will be the first direct work package from Airbus to Mahindra Aerostructures, which will execute the work together with its sub-tier French firm Segnere SAS, it said.

According to the release, the products will be delivered directly to Airbus facilities in Europe from India and France, thereby providing the leading aircraft maker an optimum mix of cost structures and logistics flexibility.

Segnere has several years of experience working with hard metals and supplies components directly to Airbus.

"This latest contract to Mahindra is another step forward in having more 'Made in India' content on Airbus aircraft," Airbus India President for Commercial Aircraft Srinivasan Dwarakanath said.

Mahindra Aerostructures currently operates a 2.50 lakh sq ft facility near Bengaluru. The facility caters to components made of aerospace aluminium alloys.

Mahindra is now adding hard metals capabilities at the unit to execute the new contract with Airbus, the release said.

"This contract is another significant milestone in our growing relationship with Airbus and strengthens the government's Make in India initiative," S P Shukla, Mahindra Aerospace chairman and group president for aerospace and defence at Mahindra Group, said.

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Indian aviation sector's growth may drop to 12 pc in 2018: Boeing

The Indian aviation sector could see a drop of 12 per cent in its growth rate due to the rising jet fuel prices, a senior official of aerospace major Boeing has said.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2018

Image Gallery