SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.
Bengaluru-headquartered Dynamatic Technologies had been awarded a contract for manufacturing assemblies for Boeing’s newest tactical fighter, F-15EX Eagle II last year has started delivery of the aerostructure assembly in the presence of Pierce Lehr Vice President, Boeing Supply Chain Management, Ashwani Bhargava, Senior Director Boeing India, Supply Chain from their manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
F-15EX Eagle II is officially offered to the Indian Air Force tender for 114 jets under MRFA by Boeing India. Boeing, if it wins the tender, will be manufacturing these jets in India under Transfer of Technology (ToT) for which it has plans to tie up with many Indian-based companies for the supply of key components and equipment.
F-15EX Eagle II is based on the American Legacy F-15A jet but has modern avionics and systems in place with improved air-to-air and air-to-ground strike capabilities. Boeing withdrew its earlier offer of F/A-18F Super Hornet Block-III and instead has offered its latest avatar of the F-15 in response to the RFI issued by the IAF.
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