Photographer: Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Rau/U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin Offers to Build F-16 Jets in India in Modi Push

  • Lockheed chairman made offer to Indian PM Modi in September
  • Lockheed in talks with Tata, others to find possible partner

Lockheed Martin Corp. has offered to build its flagship F-16 fighter jet in India, as the South Asian nation scrambles to modernize its aging defense fleet while trying to establish the country as a manufacturing base.

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