Indian Navy’s first aircraft will feature a light aircraft carrier-based LCA
India-made LSP-4 号 LCA prototype
Technology Network, according to the Navy June 30, 2010 reported July 6, 2010, the Indian Navy will be in Bangalore Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) R & D center design hangar displayed within the “brilliant” light combat aircraft (LCA) Navy prototype (NP-1)
After the exhibit, NP-1 will undergo system integration testing, ground testing, flight test and roll test , and plans to first flight in late 2010. “Brilliant” light fighter with a number of advanced technology, specifically made for India’s future aircraft carrier design. NP-1 can slide plane flying leaps and block landing, will be equipped with a variety of combat weapons, such as BVR missile, anti-ship missiles, conventional bombs, air defense artillery, conventional cruise missiles and dropped fuel tanks.
“brilliant” light fighter navy first phase includes the design and manufacture of an NP-1 training aircraft and an NP-2 aircraft, and shore-based testing facilities in the fruit A Jianli, simulating an aircraft in aircraft carrier landing on the take-off and blocking. NP-2 aircraft program in late 2010 completed the first mission system flight. (China Shipping Information Center Liu Zhenghua)