Bell Helicopter: Focus on Indigenous Capabilities

Show: Aero India 2017 - Day 3

Bell Helicopter is committed to meeting the ‘Make in India ‘requirements through robust and proven technology transfer and developing significant indigenous content. The company has demonstrated a deep commitment to ‘Make In India’ through the successful delivery of more than 50 Bell 407 cabins from Dynamatic in Bengaluru in support the company’s commercial production needs. Partnering with the Indian industry, Bell Helicopter intends to develop and deliver on projects which grows jobs, increase technology and industrial capability in India.

“Our focus in India has always been to grow the indigenous capabilities of the Indian industry through technologically-advanced processes while continuing to grow the base of helicopters here. Bell Helicopter still enjoys majority share of commercial helicopters in India, but our focus at Aero India 2017, as has been in the past, is to develop deeper relationships with the services and find new ways to partner with local industry to meet ‘Make in India’ requirements. Our commitment and determination to India and its citizens are unwavering,” said Sameer Rehman, Bell Helicopter’s Managing Director for Asia Pacific.