Cobham's relationship with India dates from 1924, when company
founder Sir Alan Cobham surveyed airfield sites for use on long
distance international air routes.
The company has been a trusted supplier to the
Indian defence forces for more than 20 years, providing avionics
for the HAL Dhruv helicopter, systems for Indian Air Force Jaguar,
Hawk and LCA aircraft, , helicopter navigation and identification
equipment for the Indian Navy and communications antennas for the
Cobham is expanding its in-country presence through a newly
established subsidiary, Cobham India Private Limited, opening in
2010 with offices in both Delhi and Bangalore.
Cobham's commitment to India includes significant long term
Increased industrial presence, strengthening cooperation with
both public and private partners.
Development of strategic links with local technology
universities to leverage Research & Development and to
establish a pipeline for future recruitment
Long term strategic partnerships, working with Indian industry
to develop local solutions