Launched in 2010, the Next Generation Medium Hunter Program Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft or AMCA, undoubtedly has many ambitions in New Delhi and the entire Indian military aviation industry. The first prototype is expected for 2024, and industrial production, if the current schedule were to be respected, foresees entry into service at the end of the decade, in order to take over from the older Su-30 MKIs. While HAL and the entire Indian industry now have the skills to develop the airframe, flight controls, avionics and weapon systems for the aircraft, there remains one area in which it does not know. not being able to cope without external help, that of the design of the turbojet engine which will propel this twin engine of 25 tons under load.
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