American Pie F-35C fighter aircraft carriers compete for large orders in India
US-made F-35C carrier-based aircraft are flight
LONDON, according to Russian military news network reported that the U.S. Lockheed – Martin prepared to participate in the Indian Navy aircraft carrier-based aircraft equipped with the tender, with its F- 35C “Lightning” II 5th generation fighter aircraft carrier-based competition for prospects at least 16 up to 40 aircraft of the huge orders.
U.S. Lockheed – Martin said the company received in the Indian Navy on the aircraft carrier deck landing aircraft information on the consultation letter, and rapidly respond to the Indian Navy has already demonstrated the F -35B and F-35C carrier-based fighter two models of a new generation of technical performance, which is the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing type, F-35C is designed to stop the aircraft carrier deck and the development of carrier-based.
Indian Navy had announced an open tender procurement 16 carrier-based fighter, if the conditions are right will be increased to 40 orders, and all stops in India is planning to build on the three aircraft carriers. The first aircraft carrier was built to open in February 2009, serving in 2015, after plans to build two, the design displacement of 40,000 tons, length 260 meters, maximum speed 28. In addition to Lockheed – Martin, the Indian navy has also sent out to other companies bidding invitation letter and related flight information consultation, namely the United States Boeing, EADS, Europe, the Swedish Saab, Dassault of France and the Russian MiG companies, these five companies is not yet formally submitted to the Indian military’s own declaration. (Compiled: Shu-shan)