Hyderabad: The top brass of the Indian Navy and captains of the industry from Hyderabad region came together on a common platform to exchange ideas on realising the indigenisation needs of future Navy towards meeting the Central government vision of ‘Make in India’ at a ‘Naval Aviation – Industry Interaction’ organised by the Naval Liaison Office at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Auditorium, Balanagar.
Over 100 firms participated in the event which was aimed at familiarising the industry with the naval organisation, procedures, policies and requirements. Aviation components required by the Naval Aviation wing were also displayed for the benefit of visitors, according to press release.
Rear Admiral VM Doss, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air Material), Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Navy), New Delhi, said “most defence components needs are being met by various foreign companies. Now, under ‘Make in India’ initiative, Defence forces have eased the procedures for Indian industrialists to supply their products and the scope is huge”.
Regional Directors from both Regional Controller for Military Airworthiness (RCMA) and Directorate of Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DAQA) Hyderabad attended and guided on aviation quality aspects to the CEOs.