Dynamatic Aerospace® has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), establishing a collaborative relationship for exploring joint new business opportunities related to India’s national defence requirements. The formal agreement was signed in ceremonies on 8th February 2007 at the Aero India air show and exposition, which was held from 7th-11th February at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bangalore.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defence and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.
“We look forward to working closely with Dynamatic Technologies to help meet the advanced technology aerospace and defense product and service needs identified by the Indian ministry of defence going forward,” said Brian J. Morra, sector vice president of business development and strategic planning for Northrop Grumman’s Electronic Systems sector, a world-leading provider of advanced military radar, electronic warfare and other avionics systems.
“Given the growing requirements developing in the Indian forces, we are delighted to be working with Northrop Grumman to identify and pursue opportunities to serve India’s defence needs,” said Udayant Malhoutra, CEO and managing director of Dynamatic Technologies Limited.
Dynamatic Aerospace®, a division of Dynamatic Technologies Ltd, is a pioneer and a recognised leader in the Indian Private Sector for the development of complex aerostructures. Over the past decade, the Company has closely partnered the Ministry of Defense, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and other defense establishments on key projects including the Lakshya, India’s Pilotless Target Aircraft, HJT-36 Intermediate Jet Trainer and Sukhoi MKI 30 Fighter Bomber. Dynamatic Aerospace® has the largest infrastructure in the Indian Private sector for manufacture of exacting Air Frame Structures and Precision Aerospace Components. This is the first time such capabilities have been built in the Indian Private sector. The Company is now consolidating its position through collaborations with International Aerospace majors on exports initiatives.