Dassault Aviation seeks industrial partnership opportunities in India

first_imgParis based aircraft manufacturing company, Dassault Aviation, in a top-level meeting in India last month signalled the importance of building an industrial partnership in India.The gathering of the committee illustrates the company’s commitment to pave the way towards building up an Indian aero-defence manufacturing ecosystem, matching the highest standards in this field and positioning India as an industrial supplier reference in the global aerospace market.In the four-day tour of India, organised by French aerospace trade body, Gifas, 60 French companies interacted with local firms in Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune and Pune in search of industrial partners. Dassault seemed to meet the requirements of the country’s policies Make in India and Skill India.In 2015, Dassault had come under a joint venture with Reliance Industries and set-up Dassault Reliance Aerospace. In 2016 Dassault won an Indian order worth some EUR 7.89 billion (USD 9.7 billion) for 36 Rafale fighters. The deal requires 30% of the total order invested in India’s research programs related to military aeronautics and 20% in local production of Rafale components to meet mandatory offset requirements.last_img

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