Lockheed Martin Unveils “Made In India” F-21 Fighter Jet

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News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-02-21/lockheed
Lockheed Martin offered India on Wednesday a new multi-role fighter jet, the F-21, in an attempt to secure a large defense order worth $15 billion, reported Reuters. The American defense company said the new plane will be specifically designed and manufactured for the Indian Air Force (IAF), and provide "Made In India" economic opportunities that strengthen India's path to becoming a military powerhouse in the Indo-Pacific region.

The F-21 addresses the IAF's unique requirements and integrates India's defense complex into the world's largest fighter jet ecosystem with the world's biggest defense company. If the partnership works out, Lockheed Martin and Tata will produce the F-21 in India.

The defense firm said the F-21 would incorporate advanced technologies from its fifth generation planes, the F-22 and the F-35.

"The F-21 is different, inside and out," Vivek Lal
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