The competition for providing India with a single engine fighter jet is now between US defence major Lockheed Martin and Swedish arms company, Saab. India has already sent requests to US and Sweden, asking for details of single engine fighter jets in service which can be offered for a technology transfer project- these are Lockheed […]
The competition for providing India with a single engine fighter jet is now between US defence major Lockheed Martin and Swedish arms company, Saab.
In what is seen as the first of its kind set up between leading private firms in India’s defence sector, a weapons integration facility to manufacture Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is all set to come up in Andhra Pradesh.
Lockheed Martin has offered to build F16 fighter jets under ‘Make in India’ initiative. The company’s chairman, president and CEO Marillyn Hewson was here on a two days visit and had met Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday.
American military manufacturer Lockheed Martin could soon be producing F-16 fighters in an assembly line based in
The Aditya Birla Group has decided to enter the defence sector, following at least seven Indian corporate houses that have ventured into the segment and adding heft to the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has done it again. Striking a hard bargain with the visiting US Defence Secretary, Dr Ashton Carter, Parrikar has made it possible for India to collaborate with the US and get home the technology for jet fighter engines as also for building aircraft carriers within the next one year….