Rolls-Royce and GRSE to Assemble Naval Engines in India
 
Force Magazine - National Security and Aerospace Newsmagazine
Loading
    
  
 
 
Rolls-Royce and GRSE to Assemble Naval Engines in India

MTU Series 4000 engines to be assembled in Ranchi at Diesel Engine Plant
 
Rolls-Royce and GRSE to Assemble Naval Engines in India

Rolls-Royce has signed a pact with Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) to assemble the former's MTU Series 4000 engines and to finally install them in naval vessels.

As per the agreement, Rolls-Royce 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled at GRSE's diesel engine plant in Ranchi. An option for the local production of the parts in the future was also agreed, said Rolls-Royce in a statement. The agreement also includes transfer of MTU technology related to assembly, testing and painting.

Speaking on the agreement, Rear Admiral (retd) V.K. Saxena, Chairman and Managing Director at GRSE, said: "It is an important contribution to our indigenization programme in line with the government's 'Make in India' strategy. "We plan to take forward the partnership between GRSE and MTU partnership and to achieve 40 percent indigenous content progressively for MTU 4000 series engines."

 
 


Comments Share
 


 
© 2017 FORCE ARROWHEAD MEDIA PVT. LTD. All Rights Reserved.