The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) for the Indian Navy is 100% indigenous and is being made in India. Speaking on condition of anonymity a senior officer of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) explains more about the aircraft including the challenges, technologies as well as by when will it be ready for the Indian Navy. Following are excerpts:
Which version is being tested?
The indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Navy is a Short Takeoff but Arrested Recovery (STOBAR) configuration aircraft designed to suit the Indian Navy’s aircraft carriers. Read More