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Boeing to use BEL designed Datalink-II

Wednesday, 12 May 2010
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May 12:

New Delhi, May 12: It is for the first time US defence major Boeing is going to incorporate in its manufacturing Indian made tech part in the P-8I programme.Boeing today announced the receiving in April of the first Indian-made technology enabling exchange of tactical data and messages between aircraft, ships and shore-based assets for Indian Navy's P-8I surveillance aircraft from Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). The Indian-designed Data Link II, is delivered by BEL one month ahead of schedule and is major step for the PSU in the area of avionics.

India had signed a deal worth USD 2.1 billion in 2009 with Boeing for procuring eight P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft to augment and replace its Russian-origin fleet. The Data Link-II will be installed on the P-8I during its final assembly at the Boeing facility in Renton, Seattle."Our deepening partnership with Bharat Electronics Limited endorses our ongoing initiative to build and strengthen the aerospace supply chain," Boeing India President Dinesh Keskar said. Noting that Data Link II represented the first P-8I industrial participation project by the company in the area of avionics systems, Boeing Defence, Space and Security, India head Vivek Lall said, "Boeing contracted BEL in August 2009 to build this critical communications technology, and they have done an outstanding job by delivering on their commitment.

" Speaking on the occasion, BEL Chairman Ashwani Kumar Datt said the milestone was a demonstration of BEL''s capability to deliver cutting-edge work in avionics, software and structural components. BEL will deliver the last of the Data Link components in late 2011.Boeing is expected to deliver the first of the eight P-8I aircraft to the Navy by 2013. India is the first international customer for the P-8 programme of the US..

----Agencies

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