Lockheed Martin unveils ‘F-21’ fighter jet for India, from India


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled the F-21 multi-role fighter for India, specifically configured for the Indian Air Force.

The F-21 provides unmatched Make in India opportunities and strengthens India’s path to an advanced airpower future.

The F-21 addresses the IAF’s requirements and integrates India into the world’s largest fighter aircraft ecosystem with the world’s pre-eminent defence company. Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems would produce the F-21 in India, for India.

“The F-21 is different, inside and out,” said Dr Vivek Lall, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. “The new [F-21] designation highlights our commitment to delivering an advanced, scalable fighter aircraft to the Indian Air Force that also provides unrivalled industrial opportunities and accelerates closer India-US cooperation on advanced technologies.”

This Make in India opportunity combines the strength of the world’s largest defence contractor with India’s premier industrial house to deliver a historic win-win for India and the United States. This story is provided by NewsVoir.

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