Boeing inks agreement in India

Boeing has entered into an agreement with the Indian Institute of Science and two Indian information technology companies to develop wireless and other network technologies for aerospace applications.


Boeing has entered into an agreement with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and two Indian information technology companies to develop wireless and other network technologies for aerospace applications. Financial terms agreement were not disclosed.



The agreement, initially established as a four-year collaborative effort signed by representatives from Boeing, IISc’s Society for Innovation and Development, Wipro Technologies and HCL Technologies, forms the Aerospace Network Research Consortium (ANRC).



Led by Boeing, ANRC is India‘s first public-private aerospace research consortium. Researchers from Boeing Phantom Works, the company’s advanced R&D unit, and Commercial Airplanes will represent Boeing.



‘We have a great need for advanced affordable aerospace network R&D,’ said Naveed Hussain, Engineering and Technology vice president for Boeing in India. ‘It is part of Boeing’s strategy to leverage top research capabilities anywhere in the world and we look forward to working with our Indian partners to benefit from their tremendous capabilities and talents in this area.’