GE and Tata group to make LEAP engine parts in Hyderabad
US multinational giant GE and Tata Group have joined hands to manufacture CFM International LEAP engine components in India for the global supply chain, a development bound to have considerable significance for Telangana as the Tata arm associated with the project is headquartered in Hyderabad. GE Aviation and Tata Sons subsidiary, the Hyderabad-based Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL), will “join forces for manufacturing, assembling, integration and testing of aircraft components,” a communication on the “strategic partnership”. A new Centre of Excellence (CoE) will be set up to help develop a robust ecosystem for aircraft engine manufacturing and related capabilities in India. The LEAP engine is a product of CFM International, an equal joint venture of GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, and known for their technological superiority, efficient fuel consumption and performance for powering single-aisle commercial jets.
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