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Rolls Royce, HAL sign pact for manufacturing

Rolls-Royce said it has signed a MoU with HAL to pursue collaboration on engine component, reports Gaurav Choudhury.

india Updated: Nov 06, 2006 21:37 IST

Power systems maker Rolls-Royce said on Monday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to pursue collaboration on engine component design and manufacturing in India.

The MoU could potentially involve a variety of  service work in India related to the design, manufacture and assembly of components for Rolls-Royce engines across aerospace segments, the company said in a statement, adding it will also open a supply chain office at HAL's facilities.

Currently, HAL manufactures under licence the Rolls-Royce Adour engine for the Jaguar, a deep penetration strike aircraft of the Indian Air Force.  Under another agreement, the Adour 871 will be manufactured by HAL and will power the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer for India.

Author email: gaurav.choudhury@hindustantimes.com