Russia confirms that a joint Indo-Russian project to develop a new medium-airlift military transport aircraft, the UAC/HAL II-214 Multi-role Transport Aircraft (MTA) has been terminated.
"In practice, not all projects yield results. During the execution of the project, which lasted five years, we did not manage to find such a solution that would be beneficial for the two countries," Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov told TASS Friday.
According to him, Russia will switch to other more interesting projects being executed with India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Corporation.
At present, Russia is working on a joint fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with India and it is fulfilling its obligations, President of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar told the news agency on Thursday.
India and Russia have officially begun work on the project to develop a transport aircraft, about 30 engineers from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited along with Russian counterparts from the United Aircraft Corporation began collaborating on the $600-million project. "Our team in Moscow informed us they are now functional at the special design facility that Russia has set up," said NC Agarwal, the Chief Executive Officer of the joint venture company, called Multirole Transport Aircraft Limited, which will design the aircraft capable of carrying 15-20 tonnes of payload
India’s state-run defense manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation and their JV-Multirole Transport Aircraft Ltd have signed the Preliminary Design Phase (PDP) Contract today in New Delhi for the Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) project. “With this HAL and UAC-TA will start the preliminary design work immediately at Moscow
A plan of India and Russia to jointly develop four fifth generation jets has probably been stuck as a report of a committee formed by defense ministry says that the program is costing higher than expected. The committee recently submitted a report on the programme to the ministry to look into the details of the programme between India and Russia
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