Sweden's SAAB to set up design centre in India

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Bangalore, Feb 10 (ANI): Sweden-based technology major SAAB AB announced setting up of an Aeronautical Design and Development Centre (ADDC) in India. fficials said they have signed a tie-up with India's biggest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS).

"We are now setting up ADDC, a design and development centre. We are looking upon that as we are encouraging our strength and our footprints in India. We are looking forward to working with TCS, a super-strong player in competitive engineering resource in aerospace, specially with air structure and air space domain," Jan Widerstrom, Vice President of SAAB AB said.

The proposed centre is to serve the global aeronautical market.

The centre will create design and development capabilities within India for both military and civil aeronautical applications.

This would be a long-term relationship with Saab undertaking to transfer technology and competencies in the aerospace sector.

The design and development centre will address market opportunities in areas such as aero structures, aero systems, avionics and after market support.

This co-operation will also allow Saab to set a footprint in India together with TCS to capture the opportunities emerging in the aerospace and defence sector. (ANI)

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