Elbit Systems–Cyclone & Mahindra Aerostructures collaborate
AMOU to collaborate on the production of aerostructures parts and assemblies has been signed between Elbit Systems– Cyclone of Israel and Mahindra Aerostructures of India. Under this arrangement, Cyclone will source content for their existing work packages from Mahindra, and the two companies will also team up on new work opportunities, leveraging each other’s strengths, capacities and capabilities.
Mahindra currently operates a large aerostructures manufacturing facility near Bengaluru. The plant produces parts for its global customer base, which includes reputed OEMs and Tier 1s, and is also exporting primary structural assemblies for the Mahindra Airvan 8 aircraft. Cyclone, a whollyowned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., serves as Elbit Systems’ design and manufacturing centre for composite and metal structural aircraft assemblies and parts for leading aerospace companies and OEMs.
In the photograph are ( left to right): Arvind Mehra, Executive Director & CEO, Mahindra Aerospace; SP Shukla, Chairman, Mahindra Aerospace and Group PresidentAerospace & Defence, Mahindra Group; Yoram Shmuely, Executive Vice President & GM, Aerospace Division, Elbit Systems; David Vidan, General Manager, Elbit SystemsCyclone; Eitan Cohen, VP, Business Development & Programmes, Elbit Systems-Cyclone.