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Boeing to team up with India's HAL and Mahindra for fighter jet

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Boeing will partner with India's state-run Hindustan Aeronautics and Mahindra Defence Systems for local manufacture of its F/A-18 Super Hornet that it is offering for a large Indian fighter acquisition programme, the U.S. company said on Thursday.India last week issued a request for information for 110 combat jets for the air force, marking the first step toward a long-delayed deal that could be worth more than $15 billion.The planes have to be built locally as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make-in-India drive to build a domestic industrial base.Boeing said it ...

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 20:10 IST
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