Boeing and Tata announce Aerospace joint venture
Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) recently announced a joint venture ( JV) that will manufacture aerostructures for aircraft and collaborate on integrated systems development opportunities in India. The JV will initially create a manufacturing centre of excellence to produce aerostructures for the AH-64 Apache helicopter and to compete for additional manufacturing work packages across Boeing platforms, both commercial and defence. Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems intend to grow the JV partnership in the future, with a focus on opportunities to collaborate on development and selling of integrated systems.
Tata Advanced Systems Chairman S. Ramadorai (third from left) and Tom Bell, Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, Boeing Defense, Space & Security (second from right) sign the agreement to create a joint venture. Boeing International President, Marc Allen (second from left), Boeing India President Pratyush Kumar (left) and Tata Advanced Systems CEO Sukaran Singh (right) attended the signing ceremony.