HALLBERGMOOS, Netherlands, July 20 (UPI) -- Eurojet Turbo has been requested to propose an engine alternative to power the Indian light combat aircraft.
European military engine consortium Eurojet has conducted a joint comprehensive feasibility study with the Indian Aeronautical Development Agency.
Following the study Eurojet announced it has been requested to submit a proposal offering its EJ200 engine for potential integration with the Indian light combat aircraft.
The development of the EJ200 engine technology, designed to power the Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat aircraft, is managed by Eurojet, which includes Avio, ITP, MTU Aero Engines and Rolls-Royce shareholders.
According to a news release, Eurojet is "now working on the response and will submit it to the Indian Aeronautical Development Agency within 12 weeks."