Watch: India’s next Western origin fighter jet- US F-16 or Sweden’s Gripen?

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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 Martin F 16 and the Saab Gripen.

In August last year, Lockheed Martin had said it has offered to India to move its lone production line of the latest version of the F 16- Block 70 to India from Texas to meet the Indian and global requirement. Read More…

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