Give 2 years for flight testing them and you have the first Tejas Mk2 entering IOC by 2017 and IAF will begin recieving them from 2017 onwards itself. And HAL’s price of manufacturing may be increased, quite a lot of 14 per year has been touted as properly. It will likely be primarily based on the economical numbers that can be produced for the full numbers ordered. If the IAF orders 83 Tejas Mk2s, then possibly only 12 per yr will probably be manufactured but when more orders are placed, then HAL can ramp up production if required.
If the goal was quick induction and too many twin engine fighters can be an issue, they might additionally merely improve the numbers of MMRCAs coming in from the wining nation as nicely (2, or three squads instead of just 1). only 40 Mk1 was ordered as a result of IAF agreed that by the point production of that number is completed HAL could begin production of LCA Mk2. HAL shall be making MRCAs but the Sukhoi line will probably be coming to an finish so there shall be room for the MK2 collection production to turn out extra aircraft per 12 months.
The LCA didn’t meet all the IAF necessities in its present kind. Even for the IOC IAF made sure concessions (In line with ACM Naik). The reality is that if the MK1 was ok there could be no need for an MK2. absolutely correct. The dual-engine benefit was instantly evident when the Rafale and the Eurofighter took to the skies, lashing the spectators with a blast of sound. There was little to decide on between both those aircraft, their High-G (sharp turn); High-Alpha (sluggish flying) aerobatics leaving the spectators clapping.
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