The Thales Group of France will manufacture night vision devices for India’s armed forces in collaboration with the Kanpur-based company MKU, Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Sidharth Nath Singh said on Monday.
The minister gave this information about the investment during the virtual inauguration of the Noida office of Thales. This investment will be part of the Defence Industrial Corridor project in Uttar Pradesh.
Singh requested the French company to manufacture components of fighter jets Mirage and Rafale in Uttar Pradesh. The French company specialises in aerospace, space, defence, ground transportation, digital identity and security. It has operations in 68 countries.
Singh is the minister for micro, small and medium enterprises, khadi and villages industries, sericulture industries, textile, export promotion, NRI and investment promotion. He is also the state government’s spokesman.Read more…