Bengaluru, October 8: Boeing India President Pratyush Kumar would lead its F-15 fighter aircraft programme in the US, the global aerospace major said on Monday. "Kumar has been selected to lead our iconic F-15 fighter aircraft programme in the US and globally," said Boeing in a statement here. During his five-year tenure in India, Kumar had advanced the company's business in commercial airplanes, defence, space and security and global services. Indian Navy Likely to Acquire F/A-18 Fighter Jets From Boeing.
"We launched our engineering and technology centre in Bengaluru during his tenure to drive innovation, scaled up aerospace supply chain and have set up a joint venture with Tata to make fuselages for the Apache attack helicopter," the statement said.