The Chinese language will use cruise and ballistic missiles to focus on Indian Air Bases and defensive infrastructure earlier than launching Air Raids, all these uber costly fighters could also be sitting geese on destroyed run methods. The Gripen meanwhile can operate from highways and improvised air strips. assisted sure, but the arjun continues to be significantly totally different from the leo. IA’s personal GSQR’s different broadly for a long time making it unimaginable to base it on anybody tank design, leo or not. it was a tank designed to Indian requirements, leo was the gold commonplace at the time and KM’s inputs were welcome however it was most definitely not based on that design.
Give 2 years for flight testing them and you have the primary Tejas Mk2 getting into IOC by 2017 and IAF will start recieving them from 2017 onwards itself. And HAL’s fee of production may be increased, plenty of 14 per yr has been touted as properly. Will probably be primarily based on the economical numbers that can be produced for the entire numbers ordered. If the IAF orders eighty three Tejas Mk2s, then possibly solely 12 per yr will probably be manufactured but if more orders are placed, then HAL can ramp up production if required.
I didn’t mentioned that, I mentioned the competiton is now about extra, Gripen technically and even when it comes to the ammount of ToT, or offsets fulfill the minimum necessities, however that is not enough to win. The other fighters provide extra advantages, better ToT, extra offsets and more strategic benefits. That is why those fighters fit higher to LCA and MKI and why their gives are higher for India. The steadiness sheet is an accounting report that exhibits what you personal and what you owe at the … Read the rest