Navy request to procure 57 multi-role combat aircraft for its carrier #Hindustan360
Havingaving rejected indigenously built ‘Tejas’ as too heavy. Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba had said the “present LCA does not meet the carrier capability required by the Navy”. View more at #Hindustan360.
Currently, six planes are compatible for aircraft carrier flying.
* Rafale (Dassault, France)
* F-18 Super Hornet (Boeing, US)
* MIG-29K (Russia)
* F-35B and F-35C (Lockheed Martin, US)
* Gripen (Saab, Sweden)