General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Partners With Sankhya to Deliver Simulation & Training Solutions

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) Partners With Sankhya to Delivering Simulation & Train


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, one of the leading designer and manufacturer of proven, reliable Remoely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems collaborates with Sankhya Infotech, to build Simulation & Training solutions for SeaGuardian Remotely piloted Aircraft (RPA) program. The partnership aims to customize RPA crew training to comply with the relevant Indian standards.

Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI, affirms, “GA-ASI is excited to explore collaborations with various companies in India,  our role as the world’s leading manufacturer of RPA systems, radars, electro-optic and related mission systems, provides opportunities to build long-term relationships in India, especially in the Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. GA-ASI is committed to building long-term relationships with Indian businesses. As part of any anticipated contract in India, GA-ASI would look to deliver an affordable, high-quality training platform, while adding growth momentum to the Indian defense ecosystem.”



Being the first collaboration of an Indian company with GA-ASI, it foresees working with Sankhya to offer simulation and training solutions in compliance with global standards and to deliver cutting-edge training to pilots, sensor operators and maintenance crew. The aircraft variants will provide surveillance capability for maritime and littoral missions, an increasingly important mission for India as it secures the sea lines of communication in the Indian Ocean.

“Sankhya has always been at the forefront of developing globally recognized training systems for aerospace and defense sector. This is a validation of the tech capabilities of Indian aerospace & defence companies, which have moved up the value chain significantly & are now capable of exploring opportunities in very exclusive & cutting-edge technology areas. We look forward to exploring collaborations with GA-ASI and believe it will create opportunities to develop capabilities for RPA and will give a big boost for our ability to serve a high precision simulation and training environment”, comments, Sridhar Krishna, MD & CEO, Sankhya Infotech.



Specializing in the area of Simulation and Training for over the past two decades, Sankhya implements globally recognized Evidence Based Training to ensure compliance to highest training standards. It is also listed in the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and serves the global customer base via offices in France, UAE and United States. Its customers are present in the aerospace and defense sector spread in North America, Europe, Middle East and India.



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