Lockheed Martin to partner with Tata Advanced Systems Limited to manufacture wings of the fighter aircraft F-16 in India. Building of F-16 wings in India will strengthen Lockheed Martin's strategic partnership with Tata and support 'Make in India'. The production is expected to begin in Hyderabad from 2020. Local manufacturing in defence will provide employment and reduce military's dependence on imports. It will also facilitate technology transfer and research & development.
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