July 15, 2008 05:54 ET

DASSAULT AVIATION : Infotech Enterprises Limited and Dassault Aviation sign an MoU on MMRCA program

SAINT CLOUD, FRANCE and HYDERABAD, INDIA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Saint Cloud / Hyderabad, July 15th, 2008 - Infotech Enterprises Limited (IEL), a Global Technology Solutions provider, with global headquarters at Hyderabad and Dassault Aviation, one of the major players in the civil and military aviation industry, have signed an MoU at Dassault Aviation Headquarters in France to jointly collaborate and perform activities related to the Ministry of Defense, Govt of India proposed Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) offset program. This program is one of the strategically most important and largest Indian defense programs.

Under the agreement, Infotech will be a technology partner to Dassault Aviation and will provide business driven solutions performing engineering, defense related business process and IT services to help Dassault Aviation satisfy offset obligations. The term on the MoU is for 5 years period and can be extended by mutual agreement between the parties.

Mr. B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, Infotech Enterprises Limited said that "Infotech is proud to be associated with Dassault Aviation and Ministry of Defense for this program. Having completed over seven million engineering service hours on Aerospace projects, Infotech has extensive knowledge in aerospace domain and offer a modular service concept that allows customers and partners such as Dassault Aviation to secure the services they need ranging from design to manufacturing stages."

Mr. Charles Edelstenne, Chairman and CEO, Dassault Aviation said, "It is a privilege to work with Infotech Enterprises for this significant program which represents an important milestone for Dassault's business in India. This MOU would go a long way in enhancing strategic technology expertise of Dassault".

About Infotech Enterprises Limited - Infotech Enterprises Limited, (listed as INFOTECENT in BSE - Bombay Stock Exchange and in NSE - National Stock Exchange), a Global Technology Solutions provider, offers Engineering Services and Geographic Information Services to manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, telecom, utilities and government customers worldwide. Infotech currently employs over 7000 professionals across 25 global locations and is certified to SEI CMMi Level 5 version 1.2, ISO 9001:2000, AS 9100 and ISO-27001 standards.

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About Dassault Aviation -

In the past sixty years Dassault Aviation has delivered more than 7500 civil and military aircraft to 75 countries logging some 20 million flight hours to date. This unique worldwide experience has allowed Dassault Aviation to build up considerable expertise in the design, development, production, sale and support of all types of aircraft and a recognized and demonstrated know-how, innovative operational solutions as well as a pragmatic and dynamic approach to cooperation. Within the frame of a step- by-step approach initiated several years ago, it's know-how in the field of systems technologies and airborne vectors allow the company to propose the best cost-efficient solutions to the users. Thanks to a pragmatic approach in its partnerships, Dassault Aviation has been able to establish a wide cooperation network with other companies, which is not only optimized for the success of today's programmes, but also contributing to the synergy of tomorrow's defence industries .

For additional information, please contact:

Infotech Enterprises Ltd : K.S. Susindar

Asst. General Manager- Corporate Communications

Infotech Enterprises Limited

Tel.: +91 40 23112501


Deepti M Sangani/Meeta Singh

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Mobile: 9849758020/9949065300


Dassault Aviation : Nathalie Bakhos

Export Military Communication

Tel: + 33 1 47 11 65 11

Email: nathalie.bakhos@

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