OIS Advanced Technology and SAMP Announce Joint Venture for Manufacturing and Research & Development in India


Goa, India
OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) and SAMP of France have entered into a Joint Venture agreement where OIS-AT and SAMP have agreed to manufacture proven, advanced Penetrator Bombs in India, and to conduct research and development for India’s customized requirements. This will utilize advanced technology from SAMP, which is a proven supplier in this field.

“We are pleased that SAMP has agreed to support establishing a joint venture with OIS-AT to manufacturing, and research and develop a portfolio of advanced penetrator bombs in India. We believe that these also directly support and advance the Government of India’s Make In India program”, said Sanjay Bhandari, Chairman and Managing Director of OIS Advanced Technology.

“We are pleased with our Joint Venture relationship with OIS-AT to establish an advanced penetrator bomb manufacturing facility, and to establish a research and development facility for customized local requirements. We will provide the necessary technology transfer to OIS-AT and the Joint Venture to develop and manufacture a range of penetrator bombs for Indian requirements to serve the requirements of the Indian military”, said Christian Martin CEO of SAMP (France).

Penetrator bombs are specialized weapons use with precision by Air Forces to be able to penetrate hardened enclosures. When coupled with a precision guidance kit, and advanced weapon release technologies, it becomes an effective, and relatively low cost precision weapon for an Air Force to complete missions by limiting collateral damage. In addition, this agreement with SAMP will also lead to the transfer of technology and the manufacturing in India of general purpose bombs of a new type.

About OIS Advanced Technology Pvt. Ltd (OIS-AT)

OIS-AT is a broad based technology company involved in manufacturing, research and development, marketing and maintenance of advanced technology products and services. It is India’s largest private sector radar house and is a leading systems integrator of homeland security solutions. It has industrial licenses for the manufacture of military items. OIS-AT is at www.ois-at.com and info@ois-at.com.

About SAMP

Founded in 1949, SAMP has been specialised in the design and manufacture of aircraft bombs from 30 to 2,000 lbs., in operation with the French Air Force/ French Navy, as well as with overseas air forces. SAMP designs, manufactures and qualifies a complete range of aircraft bombs.