Tuesday, August 08, 2006

HAL looks to collaboration

More international partnerships are on the cards for the Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), the Bangalore-based manufacturer, which posted an order backlog of $4.5 billion as of March last year.
In particular the company is looking to team up with another manufacturer to develop a 10t multirole helicopter. Several potential partners - including AgustaWestland, Eurocopter, Kazan and Sikorsky - are being considered and, while a decision has not yet been taken chairman Ashok Baweja says: "We have to look for an optimum partner and Eurocopter is certainly very much there."
And Baweja believes that his company has more international collaboration to look forward to: "Because of changes in the world India and the USA are looking forward to a very positive interaction."
08/08/06 Flight International
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