At the Vietnam International Defence Expo 2022, Gliders India Limited welcomed Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Vietnam Pham Minh Chinh and the Ambassador of India in Vietnam Sandeep Arya.
Gliders India Limited (Gliders) is a company under Department of Defence Production, Indian Ministry of Defence.
The Ordnance Parachute Factory is the only unit of Gliders and was established in the year 1941 at Kanpur (UP) as a repair unit for Parachutes & thereafter commenced & established production of all types of parachutes catering to diverse requirements of Indian Armed Forces and MHA.
Gliders India Limited is displaying a wide variety of parachutes at the Vietnam Defence expo including Parachutes, Brake Parachutes for Fighter Aircrafts, Supply Drop Parachutes, Pilot Parachutes, Illuminating Parachutes, KM Floats, Inflatable Boats and accessories under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ vision of the Indian Government.
Gliders has successfully exported its products and strengthened international cooperation with many countries such as USA, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Kenya, Bangladesh, Uganda, Angola, Nepal, Indonesia.
In particular, Gliders has completed an on time the agreement to export brake parachutes for the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF) Sukhoi-30 fleet within 4 months and continue to renew the contract.
Gliders is also concentrating on researching and developing of Drone Rescue Parachutes, Speed Resistance Parachutes, Rain Ponchos for the armed forces.
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