For the first time, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will provide glimpses of the Prospective Multirole Fighter, also known as the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA), for public.
FGFA will be HAL’s major display at the Aero India, said R K Tyagi, Chairperson, HAL.
“HAL’s strength in design, development and production will be showcased through its products during the event, including in-house designs such as Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), Intermediate Jet Trainer, et al,” he said in a statement.
Also to be showcased will be ‘Rudra’, the weaponised version of the Advance Light Helicopter (ALH).
The aircraft equipped with Integrated Architecture Display System (IADS) with multi-function displays and powered by twin Shakti engines, will now come with weapons like 20mm Turreted Gun, 70mm rockets and air-to-air missiles.
26/01/13 Deccan Herald