Two US Senators have sent letters to President Donald Trump urging to speed up Lockheed Martin’s plan to open a production line for the F-16 in India, as well as approve a drone sale to the country.
Battlelines are set to be drawn among top global players and their Indian partners for a $20-$25-billion Indian Air Force order to make multi-role fighter jets in the country.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the “America First” call of US President Donald Trump is not a concern for India or the Make in India programme.
A host of foreign companies will be wooing Indian government agencies and firms at Aero India 2017, keen to get a large piece of the market share in the blooming defence and aerospace sectors.
Eyeing a contract for IAF’s single-engine fighter jets, Swedish defence giant Saab today said it will set up in India one of the most advanced aircraft production facilities globally
U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin wants to push ahead with plans to move production of its F-16 combat jets to India, but understands President Donald Trump’s administration
“I think it was a great achievement,” Trump said. “But that really means much more than that if you think about the fact that that’s 90 planes out of close to 3,000 planes that are being ordered.
The US Department of Defence and Lockheed Martin Corp are close to deal for a contract worth almost $9 billion as negotiations are poised to bring the price per F-35 below $100 million for the first time, people familiar with the talks said on Wednesday.
Swedish based aerospace and defence giant Saab AB, is viewing India as one of the most strategic market for its Gripen aircraft.
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 […]