Panels manufactured in India to be employed on Super Hornets
Manufacturer becomes integral part of global aerospace supply chain
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Anurag Verma, Boeing Defence, Space & Security Supplier Management; Paramjeet Singh, Technical Director, SASMOS; Santhana Kumar, SASMOS Sales & Marketing; HG Chandrasekhar, Managing Director of SASMOS; Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India; and Michael Koch, Vice President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security at the delivery ceremony of the first F/A-18 fighter aircraft electrical panel assembly by SASMOS to Boeing
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Paramjeet Singh, Technical Director, SASMOS; Anurag Verma, Boeing Defence, Space & Security Supplier Management; Michael Koch, Vice President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security; HG Chandrasekhar, Managing Director of SASMOS; Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India; and Santhana Kumar, SASMOS Sales & Marketing at the delivery ceremony of the first F/A-18 fighter aircraft electrical panel assembly by SASMOS to Boeing
Bengaluru, October 12, 2016 – SASMOS HET Technologies Limited delivered the first F/A-18 Super Hornet electrical panel assembly on schedule and within six months from receipt of order to Boeing from its Bengaluru plant. SASMOS is under contract with Boeing to produce mission-critical equipment and cockpit panel assemblies for its F-15 and F/A-18 fighter aircraft, an example of Boeing’s ongoing support of the country’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.
“This delivery by SASMOS to the F/A-18 fighter program is testament to our commitment to “Make in India” and demonstrates yet again that Indian suppliers, both big and small are becoming an integral part of Boeing’s global supply chain,” said Pratyush Kumar, president, Boeing India. “We continue to rapidly increase our efforts to enhance complex aerospace manufacturing in India, at the same time, bringing value to our global customers.”
With the aim of building a world-class aerospace ecosystem in India, Boeing is expanding its collaboration with Indian industrial partners across manufacturing, engineering and IT sectors. The company continues to increase its footprint as direct and indirect suppliers and sourcing activities continue to grow rapidly.
“In a relatively short timeframe, we have increased our production rate at SASMOS, conformed to Boeing standards and production processes and exceeded the quality demands of Boeing for its flagship F-15 and F/A-18 programs,” said HG Chandrasekhar, Managing Director of SASMOS. “It is a matter of pride for the SASMOS team to be part of the global aerospace industry supply chain for the most advanced fighter jets in the world.”
Boeing has been active in India for 75 years with its commercial airplanes providing the mainstay of India’s civil aviation sector. More recently its military aircraft and services business have played an important role in the modernization and mission-readiness of India’s defense forces. Boeing is focused on delivering value to Indian customers with advanced technologies and performance driven aircraft underscored by lifecycle support services. Boeing is accelerating its manufacturing, skill development and engineering footprint in India forging the way towards building a strong and indigenous ecosystem, in support of the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Boeing is also shaping research and technical collaborations with Indian companies and institutions. For more information, visit www.boeing.co.in. For more information on Defense, Space & Security, visit www.boeing.com/. Follow us on Twitter: @BoeingDefense.
About SASMOS HET Technologies
SASMOS HET Technologies is a leading Indian manufacturer of wiring harness, Electro-Mechanical assemblies and Unit integration products in the global Aerospace, Defence and Marine industry. SASMOS also is the only private company in India with presence in space harnesses and developing other SME’s to offer high end Value added products to Global market in this sector. It also delivers cutting edge harnesses to Mission-critical missile and UAV applications to leading OEMs in Israel, USA and Europe. In a short span of time, SASMOS has created direct employment to 500 and plans to increase it to 750 by expanding its product offering in civil aviation sector in coming years. For more information on SASMOS, visit http://www.sasmos.com/