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India launched production of AH-64 helicopter fuselages

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In Hyderabad (India), the grand opening of the Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) joint venture took place. bmpd.


The opening ceremony with the participation of the Minister of Defense of India Nirmala Sithamaran joint venture Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) of the American corporation Boeing and the Indian company Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. (TASL, the defense division of the Indian group Tata).

TBAL will supply fuselages for all Apache helicopters manufactured by Boeing in the United States — for both the US Army and foreign customers, including India.

The joint venture agreement was signed in 2015, the construction of the plant itself began in 2016. Delivery of the first Apache fuselage is expected in the current year. The company employs 350 skilled workers.

India launched production of AH-64 helicopter fuselages


The resource recalls that “in September 2015, the Ministry of Defense of India signed with the US government and Boeing Corporation a package of contracts worth 3 billion dollars for the purchase of AH-22E Apache Guardian and 64 CH-15F Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force 47”.

Contract options include another AN-11 helicopter and seven CH-64F helicopters.
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Indian Defense Ministry
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  1. Vard
    Vard 6 March 2018 13: 15
    +2
    Yeah ... India ... ahead of the rest ... 690 cars only for the US Army ... And we have two for the rest of the year ... sadness ...
    1. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 6 March 2018 13: 23
      +5
      And how many helicopters did our industry supply last year and the year before last? How many and which will be delivered in this?
      1. Shurik70
        Shurik70 6 March 2018 14: 25
        +3
        Quote: Vard
        Yeah ... India ... ahead of the rest ... 690 cars only for the US Army ... And we have two for the rest of the year ... sadness ...

        If they assemble Apache hulls in the same way they assemble fighter engines for themselves ... This is Putin’s major victory laughing
        1. Lord of the Sith
          Lord of the Sith 6 March 2018 14: 34
          +3
          That is a circus with lights. After the words of Trump that it is necessary to return production in the United States. As a result, the assembled corps in South Korea moved to India. + Unemployment in the USA is the quality of turntables.
        2. uskrabut
          uskrabut 6 March 2018 14: 40
          +1
          TATA auto bought a car brand jaguar, since then the jaguar is not a jaguar. I hope they do the same with Boeing.
          1. voyaka uh
            voyaka uh 6 March 2018 18: 30
            +1
            The build quality of the Jaguar has always been low, both when it was a British company (Leyland - a half-state company with a trade union - drek), and when the Indians became co-owners. Two plants in England, one in India.
            I rode it recently, my son rented it. It's great to drive it, I don’t advise anyone to keep it negative .
            1. uskrabut
              uskrabut 12 March 2018 16: 27
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              Quote: voyaka uh
              It's great to drive it

              The engine seems to be from BMW, and that's driving. And the bodywork of trashy metal and chrome was replaced with a shiny plastic film.
    2. Geisenberg
      Geisenberg 6 March 2018 13: 26
      +2
      In general, the news is good. The Americans will soon completely unlearn how to make military equipment. Tanks have not been doing it for a long time, planes are barely bare, Indians helicopters riveting for them, ships are doing something more and more for docks ...

      So this is good news.
      1. kpotr
        kpotr 6 March 2018 13: 39
        0
        They make corps for intentions, and this is for you mercenaries.
        1. Geisenberg
          Geisenberg 6 March 2018 15: 59
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          Quote: kpotr
          They make corps for intentions, and this is for you mercenaries.


          So the Americans are no longer doing the corps. Turn on your head already.
      2. PAM
        PAM 6 March 2018 14: 10
        0
        Geisenberg
        Do not carry nonsense, any opponent must be respected and not engage in hatred. Well done, they fused low-skilled and expensive (in the normal hours) work (where there is cheap labor), while they didn’t disclose "advanced" technologies, they shoved the contract for their helicopter.
        1. MIG00001
          MIG00001 6 March 2018 14: 53
          +1
          Chickpeas so the United States at one time all kinds of production smelted in China, it is cheaper there. only now Trump stinks that they say the guys return the jobs. So here Trump did not notice))))))
          1. Geisenberg
            Geisenberg 6 March 2018 16: 02
            +1
            Quote: MIG00001
            Chickpeas so the United States at one time all kinds of production smelted in China, it is cheaper there. only now Trump stinks that they say the guys return the jobs. So here Trump did not notice))))))


            When it comes to him that he has sailed to India, he will scream in the same way ...
        2. Geisenberg
          Geisenberg 6 March 2018 16: 01
          +1
          Quote: PAM
          Geisenberg
          Do not carry nonsense, any opponent must be respected and not engage in hatred. Well done, they fused low-skilled and expensive (in the normal hours) work (where there is cheap labor), while they didn’t disclose "advanced" technologies, they shoved the contract for their helicopter.


          Hear you well done! Pick up expressions.

          It would be someone to respect. A country created by bandits and psychopaths who fled from Europe. Actually what parents such and children turned out.
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          2. PAM
            PAM 6 March 2018 16: 49
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            Quote: Geisenberg
            Quote: PAM
            Geisenberg
            Do not carry nonsense, any opponent must be respected and not engage in hatred. Well done, they fused low-skilled and expensive (in the normal hours) work (where there is cheap labor), while they didn’t disclose "advanced" technologies, they shoved the contract for their helicopter.


            Hear you well done! Pick up expressions.

            It would be someone to respect. A country created by bandits and psychopaths who fled from Europe. Actually what parents such and children turned out.

            I apologize, I will put it in quotation marks ("respect") or correct underestimate. But the hell does not work.
            1. Geisenberg
              Geisenberg 6 March 2018 21: 49
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              Quote: PAM

              I apologize, I will put it in quotation marks ("respect") or correct underestimate. But the hell does not work.


              It is right. Ask.
    3. Muvka
      Muvka 6 March 2018 15: 17
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      Quote: Vard
      Yeah ... India ... ahead of the rest ... 690 cars only for the US Army ... And we have two for the rest of the year ... sadness ...

      And how many new ICBMs will be put on duty in the United States? And how much was delivered last year? Share the numbers.
    4. vlad66
      vlad66 6 March 2018 15: 41
      +5
      Quote: Vard
      And we have two before the end of the year ... sadness ...

      INSTALLATION PARTY for 2 cars, not a series, these are different things, dear hi
  2. Herculesic
    Herculesic 6 March 2018 13: 16
    0
    So we lost this country as an arms market, letting the United States go there.
    1. Geisenberg
      Geisenberg 6 March 2018 13: 34
      +4
      Quote: Herkulesich
      So we lost this country as an arms market, letting the United States go there.


      This country cannot be lost or found. Such clever-assed freaks live there that if they do not want to themselves then they will not be a market to anyone.
  3. Angel_and_Demon
    Angel_and_Demon 6 March 2018 13: 18
    +4
    TBAL will supply fuselages for all Apache helicopters manufactured by Boeing in the United States — for both the US Army and foreign customers, including India.
    and how to combine this with Trump's statement on the return of all industries to the states? wonderful are your deeds, O Trump laughing
    1. Avis-bis
      Avis-bis 6 March 2018 13: 57
      +4
      Quote: Angel_and_Demon
      How to combine this with Trump's statement on the return of all industries to the states?

      For example, a calendar. It is written that the plant began to be built a year before the arrival of Trump.
      1. Angel_and_Demon
        Angel_and_Demon 6 March 2018 14: 01
        +2
        Quote: Avis-bis
        It is written that the plant began to be built a year before the arrival of Trump.

        and now he will transport the whole plant?
        1. Avis-bis
          Avis-bis 6 March 2018 14: 23
          +4
          Quote: Angel_and_Demon
          Quote: Avis-bis
          It is written that the plant began to be built a year before the arrival of Trump.

          and now he will transport the whole plant?

          What for? What is done is done. They have more production in other industries withdrawn in other industries. For example, units of the same 787 are doing around the world. Wing, for example, in Japan.
          Well, when / if the loot spent on the construction of the plant in India is recaptured, it may be transported to the USA.
          1. Angel_and_Demon
            Angel_and_Demon 6 March 2018 14: 56
            +2
            Quote: Avis-bis
            Well, when / if the loot spent on the construction of the plant in India is recaptured, it may be transported to the USA.

            Nah, then surely the promise will not fulfill laughing
  4. K.A.S.
    K.A.S. 6 March 2018 13: 57
    0
    Hindi Russ Phai Phai.
    I wonder for what nishtyaki Indians got the technology. Like the Americans against technology transfer
    1. Piramidon
      Piramidon 6 March 2018 14: 06
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      What super technologies are needed to rivet the fuselage? It's not engines, not weapons, not avionics. And the Indians themselves have been doing the fuselages for planes and helicopters for a long time, and even with all the "stuffing."
      1. Avis-bis
        Avis-bis 6 March 2018 14: 26
        +4
        Quote: Piramidon
        What super technologies are needed to rivet the fuselage?

        By the way, yes. In a helicopter, the fuselage is perhaps the most uncomplicated unit. Main gearbox, swashplate ... yeah ... :)
        1. MIG00001
          MIG00001 6 March 2018 14: 57
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          but we can do a swashplate .... but the Lada still have not made a normal machine
          1. Avis-bis
            Avis-bis 6 March 2018 15: 04
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            Quote: MIG00001
            but we can do a swashplate .... but the Lada still have not made a normal machine

            What did you want to say?
          2. Geisenberg
            Geisenberg 6 March 2018 16: 03
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            Quote: MIG00001
            but we can do a swashplate .... but the Lada still have not made a normal machine


            Swash plate for Lada ??? OK. ... I’ll change the question. What, what substance are you taking?
  5. Ratmir_Ryazan
    Ratmir_Ryazan 6 March 2018 22: 30
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    I think the United States entrusted the Hindus with assembling the hulls just to smuggle supplies of their helicopters to India, and Indian politicians seem to have done well, Apache launched production in his country, and Boeing will get his own anyway, because the helicopter’s hull is trifles, it's nothing in fact, stamping and rivets, and the most valuable thing is the filling, electronics, engines, blades and ammunition, and they will have to be purchased in the USA already ...
    This is how Boeing conquers the Indian market (and this is for a moment 1 consumers), almost a fifth of the world's population ... I think they will not be limited to Apaches and Chinooks, they will also promote other weapons systems for India, crowding out Russia ...
    As always, we have only thieves in leadership positions, they are not used to thinking, and even more so to do something useful for the country ... Until this system changes, they will steal billions from us and at cosmodrome construction sites and rockets to fall and everyone will be pushing us and sundry on the world market ... Fortunately, there is oil and gas, only you can’t envy our grandchildren, you can’t find a shaving machine in Russia or a toothbrush ...
  6. Retired2012
    Retired2012 7 March 2018 11: 16
    +1
    My friend, what did he take that liquid, smelling? A man spoke about an automatic gearbox for a Zhiguli ...... But if a Zhiguli car is not familiar to you, no offense ......

    Swash plate for Lada ??? OK. ... I’ll change the question. What, what substance are you taking? [/ Quote]