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  • Lockheed reassures India over F-16 fighter

    11/04/2010 8:41:37 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld
    UPI ^ | 11/5/2010 | UPI
    Lockheed Martin said it improved its version of the F16IN Super Viper on offer to India under the country's largest ever combat aircraft tender. The corporation's tailor-made advanced F-16IN aircraft for the Indian air force has improved electronic scanned array radar, enhanced high-thrust engine and larger weapons inventory. "The F-16 has a long history of operations around the world," Michael R. Griswold, director of advance development program at Lockheed Martin, told reporters. "The F-16 that we are offering here to India is by no means the end of the line of F-16s. In fact, it represents the beginning of what...
  • 'Indian F-16s more advanced than Pakistan's'

    03/30/2010 9:58:55 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 3 replies · 454+ views
    Brahmand,com ^ | 3/30/2010 | Brahmand,com
    American aerospace giant Lockheed Martin has assured India that the F-16s being offered to it would be "much more advanced" than the fighters provided to Pakistan. "I can assure you, the Super Viper is much more advanced in all aspects than the F-16s being given to Pakistan," Lockheed Martin's Vice President-Business Development (India) Orville Prins told a group of visiting Indian journalists here on Monday. The assurance comes in the wake of reports that India was concerned over US supplying a new set of F-16s to Pakistan, a decision which could be a crucial geopolitical factor when the Indian Air...