Bengaluru, Dynamatic Technologies Ltd (DTL) has been awarded a contract for manufacturing assemblies for Boeing’s newest tactical fighter aircraft F-15EX Eagle II. This is for the first time that aerostructures for the latest and most advanced F-15EX Eagle II will be made in India, a Boeing press statement said on September 17.
The latest contract gives a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and strengthens US-India collaboration on aerospace and defence industrialisation. As per the agreement, Dynamatic Technologies will supply the F-15EX aerostructure assembly requirements from FY 2022. It will manufacture the aerostructures from its manufacturing facility in Bengaluru.
Speaking on the development DTL CEO & MD Udayant Malhoutra said, “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.”
Boeing India President Salil Gupte 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.”
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 Government of India.