Gripen is in the same class of Mirage 2000, however so is Tejas and IAF now searches for more (MoD probably additionally for a useful carrier fighter) and the worth of Sweden and Saab when it comes to diplomatic and strategic advantages is greater than low. Going by the track record of the programme the IAF may not be inclined to count on ADA to deliver the MK2 on time and with the promised capabilities. for the poor monitor document of the programme IAF ought to put the blame squarely at the doorways of the govt.. they requested ADA to develop a fighter and stopped funding them. there was little ADA may do about it.
furthermore the exact assertion you had been replying to was about numbers of LCA vs numbers of MRCA in IAF, not whether or not it was LCA Mk1 or Mk2. I recall reading outdated postings from when the mk1 was still in improvement, how enthusiastic all of the Indian posters had been and the way satisfied they had been that it could not just be comparable to Gripen however far superior. Well that didn’t come to fruitition. Why ought to the mk2 abruptly become an … Read more