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Lockheed Martin signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to explore industrial opportunities in the F-21 programme at DefExpo 2020. Lockheed Martin is strengthening and growing its partnerships with the Indian industry to support the company's F-21 proposal for the Indian Air Force.

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) today signed a strategic collaboration MOU (memorandum of understanding) with a focus on UAVs with India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Dynamatic Technologies Limited (DTL). The MOU will reflect existing UAV capabilities developed by IAI over the years and promote the production of Indian UAVs, in line with the Indian Government’s “Make in India” policy.

Rosoboronexport will discuss joint projects with Indian partners and showcase around a thousand pieces of military hardware at Defexpo India 2020, an International Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, to be held from February 5 to 9, 2020 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) display its 155mm/52 calibers Mounted Gun system. The uniqueness of this project is that it has been completely and independently designed and manufactured by OFB in association with BEML & BEL, and is, therefore, a shining example of the “Make in India” policy so strongly promoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

UVision Air Ltd. - a global leader in the area of Loitering Munitions Systems of all sizes for a variety of missions‒ strengthens its presence in India and announces a joint venture with Aditya Precitech, an Indian company, for the manufacture and marketing of loitering munitions under the brand PALM (Precision Attack Loitering Munition) Hero Systems. These systems are already in service and combat-proven. AVision, the company formed under the joint venture agreement, addresses the needs of the Indian defense and paramilitary sectors.

For more than two decades RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems has been supporting the Indian Armed forces with state-of-the-art systems, during which RAFAEL has stood by India to supply systems at short notice in various operational contingencies, including air-to-air, air defence, ATGMs, targeting and reconnaissance pods, SDR communication and more.