Lockheed Martin has announced its participation in the 13th edition of Aero India 2021. This year Aero India will be going to held from February 3-5 in Bengaluru.
Lockheed Martin will exhibit a broad span of state-of-the-art capabilities, including the F-21 aircraft, MH-60R ‘Romeo’ multi-mission helicopter, the S-76D helicopter, and the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
‘Aligned with the Indian government’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat‘ Abhiyaan and the ‘Make in India’ initiative, we look forward to participating in Aero India 2021 and reinforcing our commitment to supporting the growth of an indigenous defence manufacturing ecosystem while continuing to deliver our best capabilities to support the Indian MoD and Services,’ said William (Bill) Blair, Vice President and Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin India.
‘We see tremendous strength and opportunity in India’s defence industry ― both public and private including start-ups and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Aero India serves as an excellent platform for us to explore new partnerships and strengthen existing ones.’
Lockheed Martin’s presence at the show will be in strict accordance with COVID-19 protocols laid down by the Ministry of Defense and State Government to ensure the safety of employees and visitors.
The prime attraction at the Lockheed Martin’s stand is the F-21 fighter aircraft, which is on offer to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The company is leveraging both 4th and 5th generation technologies to offer the best solution to meet or exceed the IAF’s capability needs, provide Make
in India industrial opportunities, and accelerate India-US cooperation on advanced technologies, including but not limited to fighter aircraft.