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Make in India: US defence firms want control over technology, but no liability

Make in India: US defence firms want control over technology, but no liability

Lockheed Martin and Boeing are both bidding to supply combat jets to India`s military.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Saab ties up with Adani to bid for fighter jet deal in India

Saab ties up with Adani to bid for fighter jet deal in India

Sweden`s Saab is tying up with India`s Adani Group to bid for defence deals in India.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:17 PM IST
Saab picks Adani as partner for India fighter jets contract

Saab picks Adani as partner for India fighter jets contract

There was no immediate comment from Adani, which is a $12 billion group with businesses ranging from energy and logistics to real estate and defence.

Aug 31, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
Lockheed Martin offers to export F-16 jets from proposed India facility

Lockheed Martin offers to export F-16 jets from proposed India facility

Randall Howard, who leads F-16 business development, has said Lockheed is offering to make India the sole F-16 production centre.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism

PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism

US has cleared the sale of 22 American-made Guardian surveillance drones for India ahead of Modi's visit. The deal is estimated to be worth $2-3 billion. 

Jun 25, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tata to make F-16 fighter planes in India

Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tata to make F-16 fighter planes in India

Lockheed Martin signed an agreement with India`s Tata Advanced Systems on Monday to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, pressing ahead with a plan to shift its Fort Worth, Texas plant to win billions of dollars worth of order from the Indian military.

Jun 19, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Israel shows off F-35 stealth fighters for first time

Israel showed off its new F-35 stealth fighter jets recently delivered from the United States today as part of an air show marking its annual Independence Day celebrations.

May 02, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
New commercial satellite WorldView-4 launched; promises high-resolution images of the Earth!

New commercial satellite WorldView-4 launched; promises high-resolution images of the Earth!

 Equipped with innovative and advanced camera systems, the satellite will deliver its promise of unprecedented image resolution from space.

Nov 15, 2016, 20:14 PM IST
India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets - if  they're Made in India

India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets - if they're Made in India

Lockheed Martin said it is interested in setting up a production line for its F-16 plane in India for not just the Indian military, but also for export.
 

Oct 29, 2016, 16:14 PM IST
WOW! After PM Modi's push, foreign fighter-jet makers rush in with offers

WOW! After PM Modi's push, foreign fighter-jet makers rush in with offers

These companies are even offering blueprints of future advanced combat aircraft which can be made in the country, a media report said.

Sep 25, 2016, 21:17 PM IST
US Air Force grounds F-35 fighter jets

US Air Force grounds F-35 fighter jets

 The US Air Force said that it has grounded 10 of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, just over a month after they were declared "combat ready".

Sep 17, 2016, 09:58 AM IST
Lockheed Martin offers to shift F-16 production line to India on assured orders from IAF

Lockheed Martin offers to shift F-16 production line to India on assured orders from IAF

The company said that it will take forward the proposal only in the eventuality of IAF choosing the aircraft for its fleet.

Aug 05, 2016, 10:29 AM IST
With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

A report said on Wednesday that the jets may be supplied to the IAF under the Make in India programme.

Apr 06, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
NASA gives nod to quieter supersonic passenger jet

NASA gives nod to quieter supersonic passenger jet

Aeronautics company Lockheed Martin will receive about $20 million over 17 months for the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) preliminary design work.

Mar 01, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
NASA announces plans to build supersonic passenger jet

NASA announces plans to build supersonic passenger jet

The new design would also meet the requirements for reduction of pollution as it would optimize fuel consumption.

Mar 01, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Lockheed Martin ready to manufacture F-16 jets in India

US fighter jet maker Lockheed Martin on Thursday said it is ready to manufacture F-16 aircraft in India and supports the ongoing talks between the two countries to set up the first manufacturing facility, one of the largest projects under the 'Make in India' initiative.

Feb 18, 2016, 15:20 PM IST

Lockheed Martin ready to manufacture F-16 jets in India

Lockheed Martin has already decided on India as its best option for low-cost and highly qualified engineering workforce.

Feb 18, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Lockheed Martin to buy fabled helicopter maker Sikorsky

Lockheed Martin said Monday it will buy Sikorsky Aircraft, the storied US maker of the Black Hawk helicopter, in an all-cash $9 billion deal with United Technologies.

Jul 21, 2015, 02:34 AM IST
First instrument delivered for NASA's asteroid mission

First instrument delivered for NASA's asteroid mission

The first of five instruments for a spacecraft that will collect a sample from an asteroid and bring it back to Earth has arrived at Lockheed Martin for installation onto NASA's Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx).

Jun 27, 2015, 13:32 PM IST