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Updated January 26th, 2024 at 15:19 IST

Tata inks deal with Airbus to manufacture helicopters in India

An industrial partnership was reached between Tata and Airbus Helicopters for production of H125 choppers in India.

Reported by: Business Desk
Airbus H125 chopper
Airbus H125 chopper | Image:Airbus
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Tata Group and France's Airbus have signed an agreement to manufacture civilian helicopters "with a significant indigenous and localisation component", Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said on Friday.

The agreement was signed during French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to India on 75th Republic Day, he said.

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An industrial partnership was reached between Tata and Airbus Helicopters for production of H125 choppers in India. Additionally, India and France agreed on a defence-industrial roadmap.

Focus of India-France defence roadmap would be to identify opportunities in defence and industrial sectors, Kwatra said.

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Kwatra further said India and France industrial roadmap would aim to achieve technology collaboration in air, space, maritime and land warfare domains.

India-France defence industrial roadmap would also provide for cooperation in robotics, AI, autonomous vehicles, platforms, cyber defence, he added.

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(With agency inputs)
 

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Published January 26th, 2024 at 15:19 IST

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