Lockheed Martin, BEL sign MoU for F-21
Lockheed Martin will explore industrial opportunities for its F-21 programme with Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) under a newly signed Memorandum of Understanding.
The single-engine F-21 multi-role fighter is being pitched by Lockheed Martin to meet the requirements of the Indian Air Force. The company is strengthening and growing its partnerships with Indian industry to support its proposal.
Vivek Lall, vice president of stragety and business development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, said: ‘We are excited to begin exploring F-21 opportunities with BEL, one of India's leading aerospace and defence companies.
‘An F-21 partnership with India integrates Indian industry, including BEL, into the world's largest and most successful fighter aircraft ecosystem and demonstrates Lockheed Martin's commitment to India.’
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