Aero India 2019: Boeing Says Tech Transfer In India Aircraft Deal Is U.S. Administration’s Call

Boeing Co. said it will build a new factory in the country to make its F/A-18 Super Hornet if it gets the $20-billion fighter jet deal but technology transfer will depend on the decision of the U.S. administration.

“We want to bring the factory to India that will produce one of the most advanced fighter jets for the Indian Air Force,” Thomas Breckenridge, vice president, international sales, strike, surveillance and mobility at Boeing Defense, Space and Security in India, said on the sidelines Aero India 2019.

It has partnered with the Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. as part of the strategic partner programme. But full technology transfer as part of the deal will be the decision of the U.S. government.  Read More

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