Godrej Aerospace, a unit of Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, on December 5, 2017 handed over the 100th set of airframe assemblies to BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd (BAPL) for use in its missile systems, continuing the company's proud tradition of contributing toward building India's defense capabilities.
Dr Sudhir Mishra, Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), CEO & MD BrahMos Aerospace visited Godrej Aerospace to celebrate this landmark achievement and was handed the completion documents of the 100th BrahMos Airframe by Jamshyd N Godrej, Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce.
Mishra congratulated Godrej Aerospace for winning the order for 100 units of airframes for air launched version of BrahMos missile and start of its production.
Jamshyd N Godrej, Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce, said, “Godrej and BrahMos have been partners for 17 momentous years. Over that time, we have taken great pride in doing our bit for nation-building through our contribution to bolstering India's defense capabilities. Therefore, it gives me great pleasure to hand over the completion document for the 100th set of airframe assemblies to Dr Mishra. This is a proud moment for Godrej, Brahmos and India, and an assertion of our commitment to serve our country through technologically driven solutions and indigenous manufacturing."
Godrej acknowledged contribution, support and guidance of DRDO & MSQAA in developing and assimilating manufacturing technologies and quality practices to establish a world class manufacturing infrastructure for one of the world's most advanced missile.
BrahMos Aerospace DS, Director General, CEO & MD Sudhir Mishra said, "Godrej over the years has made immense contribution to BrahMos and Indian defense sector. The delivery of the 100th set of combat worthy missile airframes marks another milestone in our long relationship. Going forward, I am confident our partnership will continue to set new benchmarks and serve as inspirational role model for indigenous development and production of sophisticated weapon systems."