U.S. nuclear sanctions could kill India's LCA

Singh, Pushpindar
July 1998
Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/20/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p51
Trade Publication
Examines the effects of United States sanctions imposed on India because of its nuclear testing program. Likelihood the sanctions will hurt the Indian Aeronautical Development Agency's (ADA) single-engine Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) development program; Design; Prototype testing; The LCA's reliance on US manufactured components; Why the sanctions could delay clearance of the system for at least two years; Expectations that LCA will exceed original development costs.


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