Sastra Robotics India Pvt Ltd which is a Kochi based startup has signed an MoU with the America Global Aerospace defense security company Lockheed Martin, paving the way for the robots produced by the Indian venture to gain entry into Avionics Testing.
Successful qualification would enable the Sastra Robotics to be a supplier to Lockheed Martin and other Tier – 1 OEM’s.
These products can even help in the purpose of testing of avionics display of tactical fighter platforms, which includes the F-21.
It has been mentored by the Kerala Startup Mission, Sastra Robotics focuses on manufacturing intelligent robotics platform for the industrial product testing automation, according to the press release.
Since it came into inception 2015, some of the global brands like the HCL, Robert BOSCH, Knowles, Honeywell, and Audiences are using their robots for HMI testing automation of devices which is of real physical.
Meanwhile, the American firm also signed MoU’s with the Chennai based startup Terrero Mobility, and Bangalore based startup NoPO Nanotechnologies for providing some of the various technology services.
Commenting on the pact, Vivek Lall, Vice President for Strategy and Business Development at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, said, “The agreements attest to the commitment of Lockheed Martin to cultivate and integrate indigenous content into global systems and platforms.
“Kerala has a pool of scale-up startups, and we find startups getting recognized by the industries on the quality of their products.
Some of the initiatives like the Indian Innovation Growth program helps startups get connected with industries, and we really look forward for the industries to be a part of the Kerala startup ecosystem.