ShinMaywa seek­ing parts man­u­fac­ture, MRO of US-2i in In­dia

Vayu Aerospace and Defence - - Aviation & Defence Inindia -

In a move to aug­ment its net­work in In­dia, Ja­pan’s ShinMaywa is con­sid­er­ing the at man­u­fac­ture of parts and sub-as­sem­blies be­sides part -man­u­fac­ture of the full flight sim­u­la­tor of its US-2i am­phibi­ous air­craft in In­dia. The In­dian Navy and the In­dian Coast Guard are seek­ing 12-18 of these search and res­cue air­craft (SAR) to ex­pand their reach and ca­pa­bil­ity. The Ja­panese have of­fered to not only ‘Make in In­dia’ but set­ting up MRO and re-ex­ports. How­ever, “There is still no clar­ity about the num­ber of air­craft that will be man­u­fac­tured in In­dia and what com­po­nents will be iden­ti­fied for ex­port.”

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