Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed a strategic partnership agreement with Indian engineering and defence companies Dynamatic Technologies Ltd (DTL) and Elcom Systems Private Limited on 6 July, in a deal aimed at facilitating the transfer of IAI’s expertise in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to India.
IAI executive vice-president and general manager of its Military Aircraft Group Shaul Shahar said: "India is one of IAI's main strategic customers for 25 years; hence our relationship with Indian users, customers, and companies is crucial. It is, therefore, our intention to transfer a significant part of our UAV activity to India in the near future, in accordance with the 'Make in India' policy."
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