The S Varadarajan also said that his organization is also developing AESA radar for the Indian Light Combat Aircraft-MK II. He said that Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) for LCA MK-II will be ready for flight testing in next 2 to 3 years.
LCA Tejas Mark II will use GE F414-GE-INS6 afterburning turbofan engine to meet the standers set by the Indian Air Force for the induction Indian Light Combat Aircraft. LCA MK II Tejas will be one meter longer then the LCA MK-I and it will be capable of carrying upto 5,000kg of weapons. First prototype is scheduled to fly by December 2013 with production starting in 2016. 



The Director of Research and Development of Bharat Electronics Ltd, Mr I.V.Sarma has indicated that Indian armed forces will purchase  radars worth Rs 40,000 crore (around $8 billion ) within next 10 years. He was speaking at the 8th International Radar Symposium India-2011 (IRSI-11).

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