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India called the most advanced aircraft engines of the Su-57 fighter, backward


India has criticized the most advanced engines in the world.

India has criticized the most advanced and maneuverable Russian aircraft engine for fifth generation fighters. Russian technologies, which, incidentally, affect both the United States and China, in India decided to be called backward, although a few months ago in India they actively discussed the possible acquisition of Russian power plants.

“Sources said that although the first two AMCA squadrons will be equipped with a GE 414 engine of American origin, the project will be clarified in the coming months, provided that DRDO begins a parallel process to build an aircraft engine manufacturing plant with foreign cooperation. “A clear path to the development of our own aircraft engine is very important, and it should be implemented as part of the AMCA program, which is actively supported. According to the Indian establishment, the engine technology needed for future aircraft is available in countries such as France, the UK and the United States, while Russia’s traditional ally lags behind in this area. The Indian side also seeks not to repeat the flaw in the Chinese weapons development program, where the lack of a reliable aircraft engine program is seen as an obstacle. ”, - reports "The Economic Times».

Based on what exactly India made such conclusions, it remains unknown so far, however, experts believe that Delhi simply could not agree with Russia on the supply of these power plants for the needs of India.

“It is not excluded that Russia could simply refuse to sell engines from Su-57 fighters to India, and therefore, criticism of Russian technologies began from that country, which India has no idea at all. Technically, the Indian Air Force got stuck in the last century, continuing to operate the MiG-21 fighters, which are no longer suitable for air combat ", - the expert marks.

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