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Light Combat Aircraft: Need for course correction II

Air Marshal M Matheshwaran analyzes exactly why the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft will never fully meet the ASR and cannot become the IAF ‘s frontline fighter in the Lo segment.

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Light Combat Aircraft: Need for course correction I

Air Marshal M Matheswaran (retired) goes back in history to examine the reasons why the Light Combat Aircraft project has failed to meet expectations.

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Kaveri engine production in final negotiation stage: Antony

India’s negotiations with French firm Snecma for the development of a production version of the indigenous Kaveri engine to power military aircraft is in the final stage of cost negotiations, Defense Minister Arackaparambil Kurian Antony told the Indian Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

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GE ‘extremely pleased’ with 414 selection

GE issued a statement Friday welcoming the selection of its GE-414 engine for the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mk-2, which was announced by the Indian Price Negotiating Committee on Thursday.

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GE 414 picked for LCA

The Price Negotiating Committee for the Alternate Engine of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Mk-2 issued a statement on Thursday, saying that it had finalized the Comparative Statement of Tenders. “After evaluation and acceptance of the Technical offer provided by both Eurojet and GE Aviation, the commercial quotes were compared in detail and GE Aviation was declared as the lowest bidder,” said the statement.

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Top experts warn India’s H-bomb a dud

Top Indian defense and nuclear scientists have issued warnings of serious deficiencies in India’s thermonuclear weapons capability.

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