SASMOS HET Technologies inaugurates world’s finest defence system division ‘AVIRATA’ in Bengaluru
A dedicated and innovative unit that meets manufacturing and R&D requirements of global defence sector
SASMOS HET Technologies Limited, a Bengaluru-based fastest growing manufacturer and exporter of aerospace and defence technology products, today announced the launch of its dedicated defence division ‘AVIRATA´ through a vivid event in Bengaluru. Situated at KIADB Aerospace SEZ, Devanahalli, Bengaluru, the division constitutes a platform to meet the global requirement for defence sector. The launch event witnessed the presence of dignitaries from prestigious OEMs around the globe along with Indian Defence and Aerospace technology experts.
AVIRATA, as the Sanskrit name suggests ‘The Never Ending’ actually signifies SASMOS’ vision towards creating a platform for the ever-evolving aerospace and defence sector and developing relationships with the world that is continuous and ever-growing. The launch of AVIRATA stands as a pillar to showcase the journey of SASMOS from an interconnection system maker to an ecosystem solution provider for integrated systems and substances developers. The new manufacturing and R&D hub will be dedicated to manufacturing customized product solutions for Defence, Mission-critical system development, MIL, Space, Nuclear standards, Electronic/electrical/ Electromechanical system design, Hardware design, Software and Firmware development, Qualification and Prototype, Embedded system and other Research & development in the sector.
“AVIRATA is one of the many steps towards building SASMOS as a brand which is synonymous with ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ in defence sector and successfully reiterating the stories of ‘Make in India’ to the Globe. AVIRATA stands for competency, skill development, self-reliance and futuristic approach towards creating a niche in defence R&D and manufacturing in India, for the world”, said Mr. Chandrashekar HG, Chairman & Managing Director, SASMOS HET Technologies Limited. He further adds, “the recent manufacturing and export policies in India has enabled ease of doing business for the sector. The government’s vision to increase exports and minimize imports has paved way for huge opportunities for home-grown companies. Further, the constant push around skill India development, encouraging aerospace and defence policies and Aatma Nirbhar Bharat has created a favorable environment for the aerospace and defence manufacturing industry’s growth as well as for SASMOS. Currently, 80 per cent of our revenue comes from exports and with AVIRATA, we are certain that the volumes will grow multifold in the years to come.”
‘The presence of our prestigious dignitaries from the Indian aerospace and defence sector and representatives of our global partners from US, UK, Spain, Russia and Israel emphasizes our partnership-driven approach in doing business. Precision, performance and trust have always been the core values of SASMOS. AVIRATA will leap higher with the latest innovation and R&D for Indian and global defence needs.” Says Mr. Subramanya Ullal, CEO, SASMOS HET Technologies Limited during the launch.
Sprawled over 3,00,000 sq. ft. area (currently 75,000 sq. ft. area available for operations), SASMOS will expand AVIRATA in three phases. It is equipped with onsite labs and dedicated teams to quickly turn around with solutions to complex customer challenges with applications support, testing and iterative designs. The building is compliant with all the required standards to ensure safety and eco-friendly nature. The company presently employs more than 800 people across their offices and expect to double the numbers in the coming years.
(Inputs from Pratyusha Mukherjee)