HomeAatmanirbhar BharatBEL signs MoU with ADA for Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) programme

BEL signs MoU with ADA for Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) programme

Source : The Indian Express

BEL signs MoU with ADA for Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) program
Image Source : www.psuconnect.in


Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) Tuesday announced that it has signed an MoU with Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), a laboratory of Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), for the fifth generation Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) programme.

The MoU aims at leveraging the complementary strengths and capabilities of BEL and ADA, wherein both parties will cooperate for the development, production and supply of Internal Weapon Bay Computer and other line replaceable units (LRU) for the fighter aircraft. BEL will also provide lifetime product support to the Indian Air Force (IAF) once the induction of the AMCA happens.

An LRU is a component in an aircraft which can be replaced quickly at an operating location. An example of LRU is the flight management system.

The DRDO has finished the design of the AMCA and will proceed to the next step of Critical Design Review (CDR). A CDR is a technical review to ensure that the system of an aircraft can proceed into fabrication, demonstration, and test and can meet performance requirements.

The internal weapons bay of the AMCA was also unveiled at the recently conducted Aero India show in Bengaluru. Internal weapons bay is a compartment in an aircraft to carry bombs.

The project cost of the AMCA is Rs 15,000 crore. The AMCA is a twin-engine fighter aircraft and the specifications are in line with the Fifth Generation aircraft technology with features like stealth, internal weapons, super cruise, serpentine air intake, etc. The aircraft has the capability to carry air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Aatmanirbhar Bharat

All

Army gets its first indigenous man-portable suicide drones

New Delhi: The army has got its first indigenous man-portable suicide drones that are designed to target enemy training camps, launch pads and infiltrators...

Defence minister Rajnath Singh Sets β‚Ή50k-cr military export target

New Delhi: On resuming charge as defence minister, Rajnath Singh has set a target to generate military exports worth Rs 50,000 crore on an...

AMCA 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Updates

AMCA to be integrated with sophisticated indigenous Distributed Aperture System (DAS) that making it a formidable air asset for the Indian Air Force

Source : IgMp Bureau India’s Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) is on the brink of a revolutionary transformation with the integration of a sophisticated Distributed...

AMCA to incorporate the best features of both 5th and 6th Generation fighters: ADA sources

Source : IgMp Bureau India's strides toward indigenous air dominance receive a substantial boost with the green signal for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)...

Most Popular

Recent Comments

Archive Months

Miscellanous

Apex, IMSAR sign MOU to provide ISR services

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push(); ...

India-US to hold high-altitude military exercise near LAC amid rising tensions with China

Source : The PrintRepresentative ImageNew Delhi: Amid rising tensions with China, India and US will come together for two weeks of high-altitude military exercise in...

Agni-5 Divyastra: Here’s how Agni-5 Divyastra can fool the enemy by delivering multiple nuclear warheads

India's Agni-5 missile, under the 'Mission Divyastra,' has achieved a remarkable milestone by demonstrating its capability to deliver multiple nuclear warheads. This development significantly...

150km Pinaka and 250km tactical cruise missiles; Armenia gets all existing Pinaka types: Solar Group Chairman

Source : IgMp BureauSolar Group Charman Mr. Satyanarayan Nandlal Nuwal spoke on Pinaka MBRL in detailsThe Chairman of Solar Group, Mr. Satyanarayan Nandlal Nuwal...
Visits
error: Content is protected !!