Kalyani and Thales to develop Next Generation of Defence Systems

Issue: 2 / 2019Photo(s): By Thales
Left to right: MKK Iyer, Vice President (Defence), Kalyani Group, Emmanuel de Roquefeuil, VP and Country Director India, Thales, along with Lauren Harmsworth, Deputy Director, Department of Defence, Australian Defence Export Office, and Captain Simon Bateman, RAN, Defence Adviser, Australia High Commission, New Delhi at the signing of the agreement onboard the HMAS Canberra in a call in India. Thales products such a F90 assault rifle, Hawkei and Bushmaster can be seen in the photo.

Kalyani Group and Thales have formalized a new collaboration for the design, development and manufacture of next generation weapons systems for the Defence and Law Enforcement sectors in India and abroad.

The collaboration between KSSL and Thales will leverage Thales’s more than 100 years’ experience in the design, development and manufacture of world leading defence systems in Australia. The agreement was signed onboard the HMAS Canberra in a call in India, by MKK Iyer, Vice President (Defence), Kalyani Group and Emmanuel de Roquefeuil, VP and Country Director India, Thales.