Indian Dynamatic to make aerostructure for American Boeing’s F-15EX jets

Photo: Dynamatic Technologies and Boeing Co. leadership after signing the contract for making aerostrutures for F-15EX fighters at a ceremony in Bengaluru. (From Left to Right) Dynamatic-Oldland Aerospace global co-chief operating officer Ravichander .V, BDS Bombers and Fighters Supply Chain vice president Pierce Lehr, Boeing India president Salil Gupte, Dynamatic Technologies Limited chief executive officer and managing director Dr. Udayant Malhoutra, Boeing International vice president – F15 program manager Pratyush Kumar, and Boeing India director – supply chain Ashwani Bhargava.

Bengaluru: India‘s Dynamatic Technologies Limited will be making the American Boeing Company‘s newest tactical fighter jet F-15EX Eagle II aerostructures at its facility in the southern city of Bengaluru.

“Dynamatic Technologies has been awarded a contract for manufacturing assemblies for Boeing’s newest tactical fighter, F-15EX Eagle II. This is a first, where aerostructures for the latest and most advanced F-15EX Eagle II will be made in India,” a statement from the Indian company said today.

This contract has given a boost to the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat‘ programme of the Government of India, and strengthens US-India collaboration on aerospace and defence industrialisation.

Dynamatic Technologies will supply the F-15EX aerostructure assembly requirements from the financial year 2022. Dynamatic Technologies will manufacture these aerostructures from their manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

“Dynamatic has been associated closely with Boeing as a strategic tier-1 supplier partner for over a decade. The award for manufacturing aerostructures for the F-15EX Eagle II to Dynamatic is a testimony of our partnership with Boeing,” Dynamatic Technologies’ chief executive officer and managing director Udayant Malhoutra said.

“We see tremendous potential for India to contribute to the global aerospace industry as an industrial and technology partner. The award of aerostructure assemblies for the latest and most advanced version of the F-15 aircraft family is a reflection of Boeing’s focus on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and a testimony to the world class capability of our industrial partners in India,” Boeing India president Salil Gupte said.

Dynamatic Technologies is also partnering with Boeing to help grow the Indian aerospace and defence ecosystem with advanced manufacturing capabilities, training and skill development in alignment with the ‘Skill India’ initiative of the Indian government, the statement said.

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