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Tata, Lockheed Martin to Produce F-16 Block 70 Fighter Jet Together in India

Tata, Lockheed Martin to Produce F-16 Block 70 Fighter Jet Together in India

The F-16 Block 70 will be produced in India under a partnership with Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), Lockheed Martin said in a press release on Monday.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The F-16 Block 70, the newest version of the fighter jet, will be produced in India under a partnership with Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), Lockheed Martin said in a press release on Monday.

"Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems Limited signed a landmark agreement affirming the companies’ intent to join hands to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India," the release stated.

The release noted this "unprecedented" partnership will allow India to produce, operate and export the F-16 Block 70.

The agreement builds on a previous agreement between Lockheed Martin and TASL, which successfully build airframe components for the C-130J airlifter and the S-92 helicopter, the release added.

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