aditp wrote:US mulls Indian proposal for Naval LCA tiesToilet Paper wrote:following up on the indo-us cooperation for the country's light combat aircraft (lca) project, the united states on wednesday agreed to "actively consider" new delhi's fresh proposals for a partnership on the development of the naval variant of the lca" alan volknan, visiting director international cooperation of the us department of defence said. "we have told them we will actively consider this," he said. heading a 12-member team for the two-day meeting of the indo-us joint technical group on defence production and research which concluded here, volknan said the two countries had agreed on a draft "milestone" acquisition and servicing agreement, which would pave the way for indian military purchases from the united states. he said the agreement would also enhance us-india military "interoperability" and lead to closer relationships between defence labs in the two countries. elaborating on the proposal for development of the naval variant of the lca, highly placed drdo officials said new delhi required "us knowhow" particularly in developing vertical take off and landing (vtol) technology.
VTOL--> for LCA
& going back to the USA . AGAIN
sir, this is 7 yrs old article original date is 6 March 2002, 07:14pm IST