VEM Technologies, HAL Sign MOU at DefExpo for Production and Delivery of Centre Fuselage Assemblies for LCA Tejas Mk1A

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Signing of MOU at Defexpo 2022 for 20 Units of CFL Assembly, Mr Sajal Prakash, CEO, HAL; K Ravi, GM-LCA, HAL; V Venkata Raju, CMD, VEM

Gandhinagar. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and VEM Technologies Pvt Ltd, has signed an MOU at DefExpo-2022 in presence of distinguished dignitaries from Ministry of Defence, Government of India for production and delivery of 20 Units of Centre Fuselage Assemblies (CFL) for Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas Mk1A.

VEM handed over the first ever “Centre Fuselage Assembly for Light Combat Aircraft – Tejas” to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on 26th July 2021 with the outstanding support from HAL – LCA Division.

The dedicated line established by VEM for the productionisation of Centre Fuselage for LCA – Tejas is expected to deliver good volumes to HAL to meet the present and the future orders from Indian Armed Forces which is likely to go up from current confirmed order of 83 Tejas Aircrafts.

In DefExpo-2022, VEM has also received the contract from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited towards Indigenous Design & Development of Infra Red Radiation Suppression System (IRSS) for Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) in presence of distinguished dignitaries from Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

VEM established the state of the art infrastructure including the Hi-precision Machinery, Metallurgical Processes and Treatments and Pneumo-hydraulic systems, Fuel systems, Automated PCBAs, Composites, RF & MW, Electro-Optics and Electrical Integration facilities to build the integrated systems for Land, Air and Naval Systems.

Dr. Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India; Dr. (Ms.) Tessy Thomas, Director General (Aeronautics Systems), DRDO; Mr C B Ananthakrishnan, CMD, HAL; Mr Dibyendu Maiti, CEO, HAL; Mr Mihir Kanti Mishra, CEO Bangalore Complex, HAL and Mr V Venkata Raju, CMD, VEM

VEM Technologies Pvt. Ltd a renowned Defence, Aeronautics & Space Company was founded in the year 1988. VEM has an R&D centre which is recognised by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India and also design & engineering centre comprising of various branches of engineering and state of the art manufacturing facility in its 02 units in Hyderabad, Telangana State.

VEM stands out to be one of the first five private defence companies in the country in terms of competencies and the infrastructure as it offers end to end technological solutions and systems for various weapon systems for land, air and naval applications and in the “Indigenous Design and Development of various systems under “Atma Nirbhar Bharat/ Make in India” Policy. VEM is equally good in the Space arena supplying the complex Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics and Electronics systems to the India Space Research Organisation (ISRO).