Tata-Boeing joint venture establishes aerospace facility in Hyderabad

The joint venture has been established to co-produce Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages and other aero structures, as well as to pursue integrated systems in aerospace.

Created On: Jun 21, 2016 09:54 ISTModified On: Jun 21, 2016 10:48 IST

Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Boeing on 18 June 2016 celebrated the foundation laying of a new facility in Hyderabad for its joint venture named Tata Boeing Aerospace (TBAL).

The joint venture has been established to co-produce Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages and other aero structures, as well as to pursue integrated systems in aerospace.

The facility has been under development in pursuance of a framework agreement signed between the two companies in July 2015.

Features of Tata Boeing Aerospace facility

• It is located Adibatla IT and Aero SEZ (TATA Aerospace Special Economic Zone) about 50 km from Hyderabad.

• It will manufacture aerospace and defense products including unmanned aerial vehicles.

• It will create a manufacturing centre of excellence to produce aero structures for the AH-64 Apache helicopters.

• It will eventually be the sole producer of AH-64 fuselages globally. The Apache has been flown or selected for acquisition by the United States and 15 other nations, including India.

• This project was taken up to boost the indigenous defence production under Make In India campaign.

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