The naval version of indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), made its first successful landing on the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.
- After completing extensive trials on the Shore Based Test Facility, LCA Navy did an arrested landing on INS Vikramaditya.
- LCA Navy is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization, DRDO.
- With the successful landing of Light Combat Aircraft, LCA on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, India has entered into the club of selected nations having the capability to design a fighter jet which can land on an aircraft carrier.
- LCA is the smallest and lightest Multi-Role Supersonic Fighter Aircraft of its class. The LCA programme intends to further expand and advance India’s indigenous aerospace capabilities.
Source : All India Radio