Lockheed Martin and Tata partner for F-16s
During the Paris Air Show in June 2017, Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) signed a letter of intent to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India. “This agreement builds on the already established joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Tata and underscores the relationship and commitment between the two companies,” stated N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons. This was supported by Orlando Carvalho, executive
vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, who stated that “Our partnership significantly strengthens the F-16 ‘Make in India’ offer, creates and maintains numerous new job opportunities in India and the US, and brings the world’s most combat-proven multi-role fighter aircraft to India. ”
In the picture are seen Sukaran Singh, CEO/MD of Tata Advanced Systems Limited and George Standridge, VP Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, in presence of Ratan N Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons and Orlando Carvalho, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.