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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Asia / Pacific) Jun 26, 2011

Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin may offer F-35 stealth fighter to India. Lockheed Martin may try to rejoin India's massive combat-jet competition by offering its F-35 stealth fighter. Lockheed's F-16 model was previously eliminated in April from the $11 billion contest. India has tripled its defense budget over the last 10 years, and the country has previously purchased C-130J transports from the company. Jun 21, 2011

Pratt & Whitney U.S. Air Force and Pratt & Whitney Complete First F117 Overhaul at Oklahoma Maintenance Facility. With the assistance of Pratt & Whitney representatives, Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla., recently completed repairs on the first F117 engine at the base's new F117 Heavy Maintenance Center. Four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines power the C-17 which serves the strategic airlift and mobility and humanitarian needs of the U.S. Air Force, United Kingdom's Royal Air Force, the Royal Australian Air Force, UAE Air Force and other international partners. The new Heavy Maintenance Center is a key element of a partnership agreement between the U.S. Air Force and Pratt & Whitney. Currently the 45,000 square-foot shop, with 30...

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