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  • Report: Proposed Indian Lockheed Aircraft Facility to Access 30-Year, $165B F-16 Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Proposed Indian Lockheed Aircraft Facility to Access 30-Year, $165B F-16 Market

    Vivek Lall, Lockheed Martin‘s vice president of strategy and business development, told the Press Trust of India in an interview published Wednesday that the global market for the sustainment of F-16s would amount to around $165 billion through the next 30 years. “Many air forces are actively engaging with Lockheed Martin about the prospect of […] More

  • Report: India Sends Formal ISTAR Aircraft Procurement Request to Pentagon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: India Sends Formal ISTAR Aircraft Procurement Request to Pentagon

    India has sent a letter to the Defense Department requesting to buy a pair of intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance aircraft from Raytheon through a foreign military sales transaction, Defense News reported Monday. The report said an Indian defense ministry official estimates the value of the proposed government-to-government ISTAR procurement deal could reach $1 billion. India’s […] More

  • Lockheed, Mahindra Open C-130J Training Center for India's Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Mahindra Open C-130J Training Center for India’s Air Force

    Lockheed Martin and Mahindra Defence Systems have opened a C-130J Super Hercules training center at a military air base in Hindon, India. The facility is equipped with a full-motion simulator built to help Indian C-130J airmen train on how to operate the special operations aircraft the country’s air force bought from Lockheed in 2011, Mahindra said […] More

  • Report: India to Receive BAE-Built Artillery Guns for Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: India to Receive BAE-Built Artillery Guns for Tests

    India will receive two BAE Systems-made artillery guns within six months to perform tests and start the integration of the weapons into the country’s arsenal, The Hindu reported Monday. Dinakar Peri writes India signed a $737 million contract in November to acquire 145 M777A2 LW155 ultralight howitzers through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program. A source said the […] More

  • ATK to Participate at Defexpo India 2012 Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK to Participate at Defexpo India 2012 Conference

    ATK recently announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the Defexpo India 2012 Land, Naval & Internal Security Systems Exhibition in New Delhi, India. The company will also participate in the U.S. India Business Council Executive Mission to India March 26-31. The company said it will present integrated weapon systems, precision-guidance for artillery […] More

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