The first and last day of the 2nd Defence & Aerosupply India 2015 Conference Program will comprise of tours to industrial sites of leading manufacturers in the Indian and international Aerospace industry; allowing for a first hand view of the technological ability and know-how in this field.
The purpose of these site visits is to gain an understanding of the capacity and capabilities of these facilities,  leading to a general understanding of the capabilities in India, shedding a light on the potential growth of this market in the years to come.


  • This option is open to international delegates and companies only. Space is limited and places are filled on a first come first served basis.
  • The tours are open to international delegates who have registered to the Conference.
  • Tour participants are required to provide their Passport details and a photocopy of their passport when booking a tour.


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   Astra Microwave Products, founded in 1991 with headquarters in Hyderabad, is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of high-quality radio frequency (RF) and microwave components and sub-systems in India.  ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 Rev. C compliant, AMPL manufactures sub-systems for the defence, space, telecommunication and meteorology sectors. AMPL provides services including design, development, fabrication and testing of R.F. and Microwave components and sub-systems. AMPL’s product range includes radar sub-systems, electronic warfare sub-systems, space sub-systems, telemetry sub-systems, satcom terminals, monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) and telecommunication products.


GMR Aerospace & Industrial Park is a modern State-of-the art Airport-based multi-product Special Economic Zone & Domestic Tariff Area spread over 300 acres area. Located at the world-class Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad, the Park is unique in India having access to an operational Code F (A380 Type) Runway. The Park also features India’s 1st Airport based Free Trade Zone – GIFTZ (GMR International Free Trade Zone).
Skanda Aerospace Vision: To become a world class entity in the area of defence and aerospace and help spearhead India as a global leader in the domain .
Mission: Grow through innovation and maximise customer satisfaction through quality, on time delivery and cost effectiveness
• Skanda Aerospace is promoted by Mr Srini Raju under chintalpati holdings. He is chairman and co founder of peepul capital. He is also chairman of sri city , home to over 100 companies from 25 countries
• Skanda Aerospace is AS9100C certified company engaged in the manufacture of components and subassemblies for missile and aerospace systems
• Skanda has state of art manufacturing ,inspection and test facilities namely 5- axis machining, precision turning,tig welding,3D- CMM and advanced metrology equipments.
• Skanda has executed an order for production of propulsion system subassemblies for a prestigious DRDO programme.It has also produced components for actuator system for a missile project
• Skanda is engaged in first article manufacture for a no. of components for international aerospace companies of which a substantial nos have resulted in production orders
TATA Advance Systems Limited (TASL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Sons.

TASL is the strategic Aerospace and Defence arm of the TATA Group. TASL is both an operating & a holding company. TASL group is fast emerging as a key Defence and Aerospace player in India with established capabilities and demonstrated deliveries in the following areas.
Missile systems, subsystems, radar systems and sub systems, command and control systems, aero space and aero structures, unmanned aerial systems.

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VEM was founded in the year 1988 and is one of major Aerospace & Defence companies in the private sector in India. VEM is highly integrated and manufacturing organisation pioneered in the field of Systems & sub systems for Missiles, Bombs, UAVs, Helicopters, and Aircrafts & Radars.
VEM is actively involved in the design & engineering, research & development of the advanced technologies, processes and products meant for Aerospace & Defence applications. VEM has an excellent team of professionals across its functions, immensely contributing in various systems supplied & qualified.
VEM has an R & D group working on several technologies including Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Software, Electro-Optics, RF & MW etc.,, and the range of processors and built a strong team with design capability, tools and instruments. VEM built the infrastructure, & facilities with current day technologies, pick & place for PCBAs, ESS, strong quality, and practices.VEM has been recognized as a production centre by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India in 2007 and accorded three industrial licenses for Category-A security products. VEM has been approved in principle for UAVs & Explosive license integration & applied for industrial licenses for Artillery systems, Helicopters & Aircraft systems.VEM has the quality accreditation of AS 9100C, ISO 14001& 18001, ISO 9001-2000, CEMILAC approved for airworthiness, Six Sigma based design and production activities, Sigma based design and production activities. VEM has the strong manufacturing engineering team supporting the production programmes with Quality Acceptance Plans, design & manufacturing of tools, jigs & fixtures for the fabrication, assembly, Integration & testing of systems & systems integration.VEM is coming out with the dedicated RF Seekers & Imaging IR Seekers facility with the state of the art infrastructure which will be operational by the mid of 2016.



Time Facility
Pre-Conference Professional Site Tour Itinerary: Sunday, November 29, 2015
 09:30 Meet in lobby of Novotel Hyderabad International Convention Center Hotel
 11:00 to 13:00 GMR Aerospace and Industrial Park and High-Tea
 14:00 Estimated Time of Return to Novotel Hyderabad International Convention Center Hotel
Post-Conference Professional Site Tour Itinerary: Wednesday, December 2, 2015
07:00 Meet in lobby of Novotel Hyderabad International Convention Center Hotel
08:00 Departure from Novotel Hyderabad International Convention Center Hotel
09:00 to 10:30 VEM Technologies
11:00 to 12:30 TATA Advance Systems Limited (TASL)
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch at TASL
14:00 to 14:30 Skanda Aerospace
14:30-15:30 SIGMA
16:00 to 17:30 Astra Microwave Products
19:00 Estimated Time of Return to Novotel Hyderabad International Convention Center Hotel


International Registered Delegates are required to provide their Passport Details and a copy of their passport when booking a tour.

To REGISTER to a Professional Site Tour, please contact:
Anna Farfanyuk
Registration & Accommodation Manager
Tel: +972 7 4745 7487

For more information, please contact:
Pradeep Bandari
Associate Exhibition Manager
Kenes Exhibitions India
III Floor, HITEX Building
IzzatNagar, Hyderabad – 500084
Tel : +91 40 65221616
Mobile : +91 77990 28687
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