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Imran Khan cites US report on F-16 to claim BJP trying to win elections with 'war hysteria'

Imran Khan's reaction came after New Delhi rubbished claims by a US media report that Pakistan did not lose any F-16 jet in the aerial combat on February 27.

After Imran Khan's tweet, BJP says opposition strengthening those harbouring terrorism with its attitude

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, "It is a shame and completely deplorable attitude of the opposition parties."

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Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tatas to make F-16s in India

The Lockheed Martin-TASL F-16 partnering agreement builds on TASL's proven performance manufacturing airframe components for the C-130J airlifter and the S-92 helicopter.

If US cancels F-16 deal, Pakistan has other options: Pakistan defence minister

Asif asserted that Pakistan was an independent and sovereign state and it could acquire defence related products from other suitable markets of the world, reports the Express Tribune.

India making untiring efforts to block US sale of F-16 to Pak: Sartaj Aziz

Aziz also spoke about the Indian lobby using the Pathankot attack against Pakistan in the US.

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Pakistan has one month's time to grab F-16 deal: US

On Monday the State Department told reporters that it has told the Pakistani leadership that "they should put forward national funds".

To match India's defence purchases, Pak trying to get more F-16s from US: Report

Pakistani officials point out that they also have a large-scale defence collaboration with China, "which is a great source of strength" for the country.

F-16 fighter jets are critical for Pakistan's fight against terrorists: John Kerry

"The F-16s have been a critical part of the Pakistani fight against the terrorists in the western part of that country, and have been effective in that fight. And Pakistan has lost some 50,000 people in the last years, including troops, to the terrorists that are threatening Pakistan itself."

Ready to manufacture F-16 jets in India: Lockheed Martin

But the American corporation's executive did not commit any time-frame to have the plant operational.

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