New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has initiated the process of acquiring a Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA), which is to be manufactured in the country under the `Make in India` initiative. The MTA, to be used for various roles of a transport aircraft, would have a cargo carrying capacity of between 18 to 30 tonnes, the IAF said on Friday.
India has embarked on a massive transformation of its defense sector through the ambitious `Make in India` programme.
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Several projects for the domestic manufacturing of various defense platforms such as missiles, field guns, tanks, aircraft carriers, drones, fighter planes, tanks, and helicopters are currently underway to meet the defense modernization needs of the Indian armed forces. Further details are awaited.
Indian Air Force has initiated the process for acquiring Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) to be manufactured within the country under ‘Make in India’ initiative. The MTA would be used for various roles of transport aircraft between 18 to 30 tonnes of cargo carrying capacity: IAF pic.twitter.com/D9SFKd2cJb— ANI (@ANI) February 3, 2023