Lockheed Martin Offers Advanced Version Of F-16 Jets To India

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  • 11:28 AM, February 16, 2016
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Lockheed Martin has offered India advanced version of the F-16 fighter jets than those that will be delivered to Pakistan.

India is considering an offer from Lockheed Martin to organize manufacturing of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in the country, Economic Times news daily reported Monday, citing high-ranking sources.

The Indian government had summoned the US ambassador Richard Verma over the clearance of F-16 fighter jets by the US administration to Pakistan worth nearly $700 million on Saturday.

Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar met the US ambassador at the ministry to convey India's disapproval of the deal to Washington.

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