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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

When America outsourced Warplane Manufacturing to India


The time when America got its warplanes built and serviced in India.

The following article appeared in a 1943 edition of the Life magazine. It speaks of the American fighter aircrafts being built & serviced in India, which was then a British colony, in support of the Allied Power's war efforts during World War II, at the Hindustan Aircraft Limited [today, Hindustan Aeronautical Limited] factory in the city of Bangalore, in the erstwhile princely state of Mysore.


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A newsreel bulletin reporting about the activities carried out  at the H.A.L factory prior to independence.


Related: The Indian Air Force in Wars - Air Commodore Jasjit Singh, Indian Air force [IAF]


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  2. India has successfully offered wonderful software solutions and services to a great deal of well-known firms throughout the world. A few of these firms incorporate Wal-Mart, Fortune 500, General Electric, Sony, Pepsi, General Motors and a whole lot more.


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