The Indian government appears to have given up on near-term aspirations to field the indigenously developed Kaveri engine, but it is not ready to throw out years of development funding. Instead, the focus for the program is changing to get the turbofan ready in time for India’s future fighter. When discussing the troubled Kaveri program’s future, the chief of India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), V.K. Saraswat, says that “it is moving forward well. We are ...


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