A new entrant into the Aerospace and Defence (A&D) sector, Lohia Group has its focus on cutting edge composites technology. The Kanpur based company acquired Israel based Light & Strong Ltd, Israel’s largest private producer of aerospace focused carbon fibre composite components for Israel’s Aerospace and Defence industry in February 2019. And has in the process it became the first Indian company to acquire and own an international composites company.
Ahead of the DefExpo – 2020, Anurag Lohia – Director, Lohia Group, talks to Huma Siddiqui. Excerpts from the interview:
What will the company manufacture?
Lohia Aerospace Systems is an aerospace composites components manufacturing company. And we will be manufacturing components and assemblies for aerospace, space, military and naval applications made out of carbon fibre, glass fibre, Kevlar and other composite materials.
Our product range that we will be displaying at the DEFEXPO will include parts and assemblies of the complete UAV structures, civil and cargo aircraft structural and interior components, Radomes.
More about the joint venture, you have with the Israel Company.
The Lohia Group acquired Israel based company – Light & Strong limited in February 2019. It is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lohia Aerospace Systems.