Question: Manufacturer Company of F-16 aircraft is-
(a) Carlson Aircraft
(c) Lockheed Martin
- On March 19th, 2018, American major defense company Lockheed Martin announced the establishment of an F-16 aircraft manufacturing unit in India.
- This initiative will be in line with Make in India.
- The company’s plan is to prepare an assembly line in India.
- According to Lockheed Martin’s Strategy and Business Development Vivek Lala, we are planning to introduce two new words in the dictionary of international fighter aircraft – ‘India’ and ‘Exclusive’.
- With this initiative, the Indian industry has had the unique opportunity of coming to the center of the world’s largest fighter aircraft system.
- This aircraft is capable of meeting the requirements of India and the requirements of Make in India.
- According to the company, this unit will not only the assembly line, but also it will be a better facility which has never been provided by any other fighter aircraft manufacturer before.