Defence Update – Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft


An Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) has been signed in October 2007 between the Governments of India and the Russian Federation for Joint Development and production of Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA).

The project is planned to be executed in two phases (i) Preliminary Design (PD) Phase; and (ii) Detailed Design & Development Phase (called R & D Phase). The PD stage contract was signed in December, 2010. The work commenced in February 2011 and completed in June, 2013.

An amount of Rs.1535.45 Crore has been spent as on 31st March 2017.

Planned expenditure has been recommended in the IGA. Any future expenditure under R&D Contract will be known once the Commercial negotiation Committee (CNC) submits its recommendations to the Government.

This information was given by Minister of state for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Baijayant Jay Panda in Lok Sabha today.

You may also read!

Aviation Wings

27 Officers Get Army ‘Aviation Wings’ From CATS

Twenty seven officers of the 28th batch of combat aviation corpse graduated from the Combat Army Aviation Training School

Read More...
List Of IAF Planes

Full List Of IAF Planes To Touch Down On Lucknow-Agra Expressway

A number of aircrafts will land on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway next Tuesday as part of an operational exercise conducted

Read More...
Line of Control

Pakistan Firing Claims One More Life In Jammu And Kashmir

An Army porter was today killed and a girl injured in firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu