Boeing Joins Forces With Tatas to Build Defense Equipment


New Delhi: Boeing Co and Tata Advanced Systems Ltd have agreed to work together on manufacturing aerospace and defense equipment including unmanned aerial vehicles, the US company said on Wednesday.

Boeing said in a statement that the two firms intend to sell into markets products that they have jointly developed. The government is trying to encourage more companies to manufacture in India and boost skilled employment, particularly in defense.

Tata Advanced Systems, which already works with Airbus Group and Lockheed Martin, is owned by conglomerate Tata Sons.