Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Make in India: Sukhoi hopes to sign deal with Tata to manufacture airplane parts for Superjet

Singapore: Russia's top aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi hopes to sign a partnership with Tata this year to manufacture key airplane parts for its 100-seat Superjet which it aims to market in India, an official said today.

Talks are at crucial stage with Tata Advanced System which will include outsourcing manufacturing of the aircraft parts, said Eugene Andrachnikou, senior Vice President for sales and marketing at Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA), producer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100).

CA investment, sharing of technology and knowhow as well as procurement of the parts for the plane, he said.

"We are aiming to sign a partnership with Tata this year, Andrachnikou said, adding that once all specifics are agreed, production of SSJ100 parts would start soon given Tata Advanced Systems wide range of industrial production.
17/02/16 PTI/Economic Times
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