Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has opened a new subsidiary, Aerospace Services India (ASI), located in New Delhi, India. IAI’s investment in Aerospace Services India is a strong demonstration of IAI’s support for the Indian government’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’- ‘Make in India’ vision. This also shows the commitment to the strong partnership between IAI and DRDO in developing and supporting advanced systems for the Indian armed forces.
ASI is establishing state-of-the-art facilities toprovide product life cycle support services for the airdefence systems in India. The new facilities will provide advanced and timely support to the Indian Defence Forces, including the Indian Air Force, Navy and Army.
The company is located in New Delhi, trades in Indian Rupees and is the sole authorised OEM’s Technical Representative for the entire MRSAM system. MRSAM is an advanced and innovative air and missile defence system whichis used by the Indian Army, Air Force and Navy. The system includes an advanced phased array radar, command and control, mobile launchers and interceptors with advanced RF seeker. MRSAM is jointly developed by IAI and DRDO for the Indian forces.
Boaz Levy, IAI’s President and CEO said, “Aerospace Services India is leveraging top technology, innovation, and talent to deliver customer satisfaction so that they can focus on their mission. IAI has a well-established operation in India, working with various partners and customers in the Indian market. Through the years, IAI has pursued a flexible and adaptive business policy to comply and respond to PM Modi’s ‘Self-Reliance’ vision.”