• Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Maiden flight of N-LCA NP2 fighter version likely tomorrow.

Discussion in 'Indian Defence Forum' started by Sam Manekshaw, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. jamahir

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    what??

    unless you mean someone with a "hook".
     
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    Good development but our own engine is still the missing piece. Can't rely on US for long.
     
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    Any info ? on NP2 ? Pictures ?
     
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    LCA will never have an Indian engine

    If we are lucky we can see AMCA with Indian engines AFTER 15 years

    Even after one decade
    The engine technology will be the LAST technology still left to be mastered by us
     
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    Yeah, right now it looks bleak but fighters in it's life span of 25-30 years needs 3-4 engine so, may be even in decade or half our fighters fly with our engine then it will cut our reliance on others to great extent.
    I expect this new government to brainstorm and come up with way forward to develop engine with required thrust on our own. May be either Israel, Japan or some other nations too requires the same. We may collaborate with them. Japan is already into developing their own fighter.

    Collaborations are good way to cut down on cost and time.
     
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    Good news. Best of luck !!
     
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    Here's something that might explain better what the np2 will have. Cheers :cheers:
     
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    [​IMG]

    old
     
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    NP 2 the final version ? for foc ?
     
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    Two more if I remember correctly. Also, mark 2 version is the ones only going to operate on the carrier.
     
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    I hope N LCA joins IN soon.
     
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    A carrier borne LCA without GE 414 engine is not acceptable to the Navy

    The present efforts are aimed at mastering other necessary technologies
    that go with a Carrier borne aircraft
     
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