Everythings official about warheads, says Boeing

New Delhi, Jan 31 | Updated: Feb 1 2006, 05:30am hrs
US major, Boeing Integrated Defence System, while strongly pitching its F-18 Hornet fighter aircraft to India, made it clear that all sales of sophisticated weapons and sensors would have to be cleared by the US administration.

Mike Rietz, Boeings director of naval systems, told newsmenat the Defexpo-2006 that if the F-18 was selected by the IAF, the contract would be designated government-to-government sale, conducted by the US Navy.

He added that Boeing and its partners, Northrup Grumman and General Electric would commit to offsets if they were selected for Indias 126 multi role aircraft deal.