Hyderabad is today the hot-spot for Aerospace and Defence companies, after Lockheed Martin establishing itself firm in the state now Adani has opened its Aerospace Park near Shamshabad in Hyderabad.
Under this new establishment, Adani Group is aimed to create an aerospace and defence ecosystem for manufacturing, also enabling small and medium enterprises to operate from here.
Companies such as Comprotech, AutoTEC, Alpha Tool and Alpha Design Technologies who had been supplying to HAL, BDL, BEL and global OEMs will operate from the aerospace park.
The park also hosts Adani Defence and Aerospace and Elbit Systems joint venture manufacturing facility that will make unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).
The sprawling 50,000 sq ft joint venture facility is the first facility for Elbit outside Israel that will manufacture the Hermes 900 Medium Altitude Long Endurance UAV.
The plant will begin operations with the manufacture of complete carbon composite aerostructures for Hermes 900, followed by Hermes 450, catering to global markets and will further be ramped up for the assembly and integration of complete UAVs.
The aerospace park and the joint venture facility had been developed in a record nine months with the help of Telangana’s fast-track approvals.
Telangana Home Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali formally inaugurated the facilities in the presence of Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary-IT and Industries, Telangana government, Pranav Adani, director, Adani Enterprise, Karan Adani, CEO, Adani Ports and SEZ and Bezhalel Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems.