Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group on Friday laid the Foundation Stone for the Dassault Reliance Aerospace Limited (DRAL) manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur.
The Dassault-Reliance manufacturing facility – Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park – is located in the Mihan Special Economic Zone (SEZ) adjacent to the Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport.
DRAL – of which 51 per cent is owned by Reliance Aerostructure and 49 per cent by Dassault Aviation – will manufacture several components of the offset obligation connected to the purchase of 36 Rafale Fighters from France, signed between the two Governments in September 2016.
“This Foundation Stone laying demonstrates Dassault’s firm commitment to implementing Prime Minister Modi’s “Make in India” program. It gives the 65 year-long strong association of Dassault-Aviation in India a new momentum and the will of future manufacturing developments,” said Dassault Aviation Chairman, Eric Trappier. Read More…