It was started on with 2016 and production date have been kept at 2028 with major help from lockheed martin. After all this result seems more like disappointment. AMCA data should start pouring in from 2023 start. It will be good indication where we are heading as we have more aggressive timeline.Yes, it seems. It's not super stealthy & stuff... You can tell just be looking at it. Now whether they actually aimed for less or later on adjusted the target top more achievable levels is unknown.
Capability & timeline wise it'll be similar to MWF, semi-stealth (with expernal weapons) relying on EW.
And without IWB not sure how were they even planning a 5th gen.