Tata Sons announced at DefExpo that it is in the process of consolidating its various businesses across Aerospace and Defence sectors under a single entity – Tata Aerospace & Defence (Tata A&D). The combined Tata A&D will deliver the full range of expertise, experience, and capabilities from across the 150 year old Group related to Land Mobility Solutions, Aerospace, Weapon systems, Sensors and Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Intelligence (C4I).
The necessary statutory and regulatory approvals are in the process of being obtained.
“The formation of Tata A&D, a single unified entity, will allow us to better target emerging opportunities in Aerospace and Defence, and engage holistically with customers both in India and globally,” said N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons.
Banmali Agrawala, President, Infrastructure and Defence & Aerospace, Tata Sons, said, “Tata A&D when formed, will be better equipped to execute larger and more complex projects and be more globally competitive as part of the global supply chain. We have moved beyond providing individual products to develop integrated offerings across Land mobility, airborne platforms and systems, as well as weapons systems and C4I. In India, Tata has built an industrial base in defence intentionally designed to complement and integrate with the efforts of the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) and Defence Public Sector Units (PSU).”
stories the combination, the full range of integrated solutions by Tata A&D include:
After the consolidation, Tata A&D will draw synergies from entities across the group, including Tata Motors’ Defence Division, TAL Manufacturing Solutions Limited (subsidiary of Tata Motors), Tata Power’s Strategic Engineering Division, Tata Advanced Materials Limited, and Tata Advanced Systems Limited.
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