NEW DELHI — India is hoping to launch its Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) so-called fifth-generation fighter by 2018, a senior defense official says. “The product design work of AMCA has been started” by the Defense Research and Development Organization, says K. Tamilmani, director general of India’s Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), based in the southern city of Bengaluru. The vehicle is expected “to be ready” within next four years, he adds. The multi-role fighter was ...

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