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Goal is to improve availability, which has not been good, Indians say.
The manufacturer is close to concluding a contract for F-35 low-rate initial production lot 10, CEO Marillyn Hewson told analysts.
They say that their co-ordinated action has followed reluctance by the western coalition to attack the desired targets.
The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed an order for the Crowsnest system to be carried by Royal Navy Merlin helicopters
Lockheed Martin selected BAE’s all-digital upgrade for increased reliability and performance.
The incoming US President has slammed the program, but LM says a new deal is close already.
Five of the prototype Sukhoi T-50s will move to a new base and be flown by military pilots for the first time.
The M-345 jet trainer and a new helicopter will be acquired. Meanwhile, the company has consolidated in the UK.
The new interest in foreign single-engined fighters does not preclude Indian production of the French jet.
But a capability demonstration has been funded and scheduled for 2019.