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01:17 PM, February 3, 2015
Lockheed Martin To Look For Indian Partnerships During Aero India 2015
Lockheed martin To Look For Indian Partners During Aero India 2015

Lockheed Martin has expressed that it is on a lookout for more opportunities with key industries in India.

Lockheed Martin will focus on AGM-114R multipurpose HELLFIRE II, DAGR missile systems, K-MAX, E2D Hawkeye and Javelin during the upcoming Aero-India show.

Lockheed Martin will showcase solutions from different business areas for several current and potential projects with the Indian services, the statement said.

Lockheed Martin already has a joint venture with Tata Advanced Systems and will be looking at delivering $1 billion worth six C-130Js by India ordered recently.

Plans to acquire six more of these highly advanced aircraft are in the pipeline. The deal is mainly export-oriented.

Lockheed Martin will also focus on the MH-60R/S (Romeo and Sierra) maritime helicopters.

The company hopes to offer these as solutions for the Indian Navy's multi-requirement NMRH program. Other products on display will include the K-MAX, E2D Hawkeye and Javelin.

The company is also in the race for a $11-billion contract for 126 fighter jets for India.

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