- Mar 25, 2016
Lol delayed. They did that ahead or on schedule. IAF didn't pay money and did not create infrastructure for receiving those Dhruvs. Hence was asked to sit on HAL tarmac.Then it's HAL's fault. They delayed it to the point IAF don't want it now. Lets order checkmate in 230 number on fast track because national security.
Same issues for FOC as well. 4 Tejas were sitting in HAL tarmac for quite long. Infact 6 were ready. IAF had to create necessary infra for receiving more Tejas in Sulur airbase. Sulur is also being upgraded as we speak. Using that timeline HAL decided to finish integration of Derby bvr in FOC aircrafts. On this issue, it's IAF delays as well as HALs. No FOC is going to permanently move to Srinagar in the next 2 years. They will train in Sulur.