SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.
At the Media briefing in New Delhi, Boeing India along with other Industrial partners comprising GE, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon have committed to exploring a potential $3.6 billion economic impact in the Indian aerospace and defense industry over the next 10 years. while briefing the media, Boeing India informed that F/A-18F Super Hornet Block-III on offer to the Indian Navy to meet its Deck-based fighter jet requirements for 27 units has surpassed the required capabilities sought by the Indian Navy.
Boeing India also committed to providing the latest weapons for its F/A-18F Super Hornet Block-III which includes the AIM-120D Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missile with a range of 160km and AIM-9X close combat air-to-air missile.
idrw.org has been told that in past, Indian Navy officials have told both Boeing and Dassault that they should be also open to integrating Indian-made air-to-surface or air-to-anti-ship weapons shortly after both companies have agreed to these conditions.
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