Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems signed joint venture to produced the Apache fuselage in India in 2015 following order of 22 helicopters by the Indian Army. New factory in Hyderabad managed by Tata Boeing Aerospace Ltd (TBAL) inaugurated in March 2018 with first fuselage delivered to the final assembly line in Mesa Arizona in June of the same year.
Tata Delivers First AH-64E Apache Fuselage, 01-Jun-18 : #industry Tata Boeing Aerospace Ltd (TBAL) first AH-64 Apache fuselage from new facility in Hyderabad, India delivered to Boeing’ assembly line in Mesa, Arizona
Tata Inaugurates Apache Fuselage Facility, 01-Mar-18 : Hyderabad facility in India will be sole producer of AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages globally. India ordered 22 AH-64E Apache with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2019
Tata to Produce Apache Fuselages in India, 09-Nov-15 : Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems announced a joint venture that will manufacture aerostructures, initially for the Apache, and collaborate on integrated systems development opportunities in India