Helicopter Engines MRO Pvt. Limited
Helicopter Engines MRO PVT LTD, a joint venture company between Safran Helicopter Engines and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The main aim of the joint venture is to provide world class MRO solutions towards helicopter engines operated by national and international operators for both Military and Civil customers.
If HAL is to maintain engines, then they should tie up with Safran and come out with Make in India for manufacturing of engines. We are going to require between 6,000 and 10,000 engines in next eight to 10 years, which is a big enough quantity and most of them are Safran engines
Former Defence Minister, Goa CM, Mr. Manohar Parrikar
HE-MRO reflects the close relationship established over many years between HAL and Safran Helicopter Engines. This new MRO centre will improve customer satisfaction through improved serviceability and reduced cycle time
HAL CMD, T.Suvarna Raju
HE-MRO marks a new step in the long-lasting and fruitful partnership between Safran and HAL. We are extremely proud of the continued confidence placed in us by HAL. Together we are committed to delivering world-class support to our customers, both in India and throughout the region
Safran Helicopter Engines, former CEO, Bruno Even
From Level 1 "On field operation" to Level 4 "Deep repair & overhaul", HE-MRO will be able to offer a wide portfolio of services:
- Training & consulting,
- Technical publication,
- Maintenance & material,
Thanks to HE-MRO, Safran Helicopter Engines and HAL propose to improve the availability and to optimize the cost of your engine fleet.
- HE-MRO started operations on field in January 2018, and already did more than 25 interventions included civil intervention abroad India (South Korea, Singapore, Nepal…). Today, HE-MRO is also able to propose different services as per the training on Level 1 & 2 for your operators
- The first maintenance center is ready in Bangalore, able to propose Modularity solutions.
- A second maintenance center will open in 2019 in Pathankot.
- The repair center, for Level 4 activity, will be ready in October 2020, in Goa. Goa Repair Center is designed to support 100 engines per year.