Leading Indian forging firm and leading US drone manufacturer have joined forces to produce primary landing gear components, subassemblies, and assemblies of remotely piloted aircraft in India.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI), a General Atomics company based in San Diego, said that its collaboration with Bharat Forge Limited would result in considerable capability-building for both businesses and provide the Indian big, unmanned aircraft industry a boost.
Chief Executive of General Atomics Global Corporation Vivek Lall said, “GA-ASI is eagerly looking forward to working with Bharat Forge in the critical field of aero-structure manufacturing.”
Lall further added that the world is aware of Bharat Forge’s forging capabilities, and their great contributions to the aerospace industry have motivated us to collaborate with them to create the next generation of the most advanced technological unmanned drones.
According to the Indian media release, “With over five decades of experience in manufacturing a wide range of high-performance, critical safety components, Bharat Forge offers full-service supply capability from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing, and validation.”
Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Forge Limited Baba Kalyani, claimed that the aircraft industry relies on product integrity, reliability, and zero defect because it is a high-tech industry.