Give 2 years for flight testing them and you’ve got the first Tejas Mk2 getting into IOC by 2017 and IAF will start recieving them from 2017 onwards itself. And HAL’s price of manufacturing can be increased, a number of 14 per 12 months has been touted as well. It will be primarily based on the economical numbers that can be produced for the total numbers ordered. If the IAF orders 83 Tejas Mk2s, then possibly only 12 per year might be manufactured but if extra orders are positioned, then HAL can ramp up manufacturing if required.
This is able to be very huge benefit in opposition to fixed radar, as a result of it could enable the Gripen pilot to really fly away from its goal whereas guiding the missile, whereas historically, you retain flying in direction of your target (at the limits of you radar cone, bust nonetheless … Read more