New Delhi. 6 May 2022.     Keeping with Govt’s focus on making India self-reliant in defence, Crown Group of Companies, ‘Aviatech Enterprises Private Limited’(AEPL) and ‘Zealtek Enterprises Private Limited’ (ZEPL) has set up and revamped two state of the art, world class Aviation MRO facilities in Goa for MRO of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), fixed wing aircrafts and helicopters of various makes.

Crown Group Defence with active businesses in Defence Engineering for over 40 years, providing support to Marine Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Military Engineering and Weapon systems to the Indian Navy, Coast Guard, Land and Aviation forces has established itself as one of the most reliable players in the Defence MRO sector.

Pushing for ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India) in Defence manufacturing to tackle the challenges in uncertain geopolitical times, the Govt has been focusing on making India a hub of defence manufacturing.

While all the Indian & Foreign companies are moving towards making India self-reliant in Defence manufacturing, Crown Group Defence is one of the only organized & fully equipped players in India working towards making India self-reliant in Defence MRO with five world class facilities & workshops. Present across the nation the Group companies of Crown Group are catering to the maintenance, repair & servicing of Indian Naval Ships, Military Aircrafts and Army weapon systems.

Talking about their aviation support facilities, Vice Adm Paras Nath (Retd.) Group President, Crown Group Defence said ‘Aviatech Enterprises Private Limited’(AEPL) and ‘Zealtek Enterprises Private Limited’ (ZEPL)specialising in Defence Aerospace MRO and Aviation Engineering services has set up world class MRO facilities in Goa. The Group runs an NABL certified laboratory with highly skilled manpower that is catering to calibration of avionics and repair of specialised equipment for the Indian defence forces.

Talking about their Naval/Marine support facilities, Cmde Rakesh Anand (Retd.), Head of Marine Division, Crown Group Defence said “Group companies of Crown Group, Dynatron Services Private Limited’ (DSPL) and ‘OSK India Private Limited’ (OIPL) are one of the only organized & fully equipped players in India that are present across all the coastal cities catering to the MRO & servicing of Indian naval ships, providing both Marine Engineering and Weapons system MRO support to Indian Navy & Coast Guard. They have fully functional state of the art facilities in Karwar, Mumbai, Goa and Chennai with satellite offices in Cochin, Vishakhapatnam, Port Blair, Calcutta, Andaman & Nicobar and corporate offices in Delhi.

The Marine division is also working towards establishing capability for manufacturing propulsion shafting and Magazine Fire Fighting System (MFFS) for warships and submarines in collaboration with the foreign OEMs.

Maintaining the defence equipment supplied by foreign OEMs is an expensive and a time-consuming affair for the Indian Defence sector as these have to be mostly sent overseas for the repairs. Our Group companies are equipped to provide full MRO support in a very short span of time at a significantly lower cost to the Indian Defence forces to help keep Indian Defence forces battle ready. Our aim is to bring the latest technologies to India, cut on the lead times, and provide product support at the right time at economical prices.” Said Vice Adm Paras Nath (Retd.), Group President, Crown Group Defence.

The Group is placed as an ideal& most reliable partner of choice for global OEMs, manufacturer of spares and components in affiliated manufacturing clusters Aircraft and Ship modernization under the ‘Make in India’ & ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ scheme of the Govt. of India. The Group already has robust partnerships with leading manufacturing companies across the globe. 

“As a strategic partner to the Indian defence forces, Crown Group Defence is committed to supporting India in its indigenization & ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ journey.” said Vice Adm Paras Nath (Retd.) Group President, Crown Group.