Sasmos-GKN Aerospace joint venture in India wins long term, USD multi-million wiring contract with Saab, Sweden for Boeing-Saab T-7A

Fokker Elmo SASMOS Interconnection Systems Limited (FE-SIL), the Joint Venture (JV) between GKN Aerospace and SASMOS HET Technologies Limited, has been awarded a USD multi-million dollar contract from Saab to manufacture Electrical Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for the Boeing-Saab T-7A trainer aircraft aft section.

Under the multi-year contract, FE-SIL, located in Bangalore, India, will deliver the required wiring systems for the aft fuselage of the advanced jet that will train the next generation of fighter and bomber pilots. This contract will strengthen FE-SIL’s relationship with Saab and Boeing, supporting them with affordable, global solutions.

The first EWIS ship-set is scheduled for delivery in 2022 from FE-SIL’s Centre of Excellence for Aircraft Harnesses in Bangalore.

SASMOS CMD Mr. H G Chandrasekhar said: “We are proud and delighted that Saab has shown confidence in FE-SIL’s capability. We are excited to play a critical role in this program and to be the long-term partner for the world’s latest technology aircraft.”

Michiel van der Maat, Vice President of GKN Aerospace Defense, said: “We are very proud of the expansion of our business relationship with Saab. Thanks to the FE-SIL team’s continued commitment to quality, on-time delivery and customer focus, we have now been selected for the EWIS aft-section wiring on this exciting new Boeing-Saab platform.”

Editor’s notes:
SASMOS HET Technologies Limited is an innovative and value driven company with 13+ years of experience in the segment of Aerospace and Defence. With state-of-the-art manufacturing centres at Whitefield and Aerospace SEZ Bangalore, SASMOS currently employs over 1000+ human resources and has earned a reputation of being one of India’s top 100 SMEs. SASMOS Business segments range across platforms, from sea to space - with capabilities of designing, qualification, and manufacturing of Electrical interconnections for Fighter, Trainer, Surveillance, Cargo, Commercial and Business Aircrafts, Marine Applications, Weapon control Systems, UAV and Satellites, Electromechanical assemblies, and system integrations for control systems in addition to Electronic solutions for Armoured vehicles, missiles and aircrafts. SASMOS is well recognized by top global OEMs for their best-in-class delivery and quality performances with highest level of reliability.

FE_SIL is the joint venture of GKN Fokker Elmo and SASMOS HET Technologies Ltd. Center of excellence for the manufacturing of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems in Bangalore, India. The JV has been founded in 2014.