Written by: Dr Anantha Krishnan M,Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Bengaluru, Nov 18: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to wind up the Kaveri engine (GTX-35VS ) programme, signaling an end to a desi dream of equipping its own fighter jet with a home-grown power plant. Sources in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) […]
Chinks in the Armour – What ail DRDO, India’s Premier Defence Organigation?
Rediff.com – News-Special Part- II ‘The LCA won’t take off in the near future’ George Iype The Light Combat Aircraft is perhaps the most ambitious of all DRDO projects. But 17 years and four postponements of its test flight later, the multi-role fighter meant to replace the MiG-21 is still a dream. What has happened […]
The case to support the indigenous LCA programme
The case to support the indigenous LCA programme Ashok Parthasarathi and Raman Puri The facts with regard to perceived cost and time overruns and performance shortfalls in perspective There have been several articles in the press critical of projects of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in general, and specifically the programme relating to […]