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Primary Design Programme for Construction of Fifth Generation Fighter Jets

The preliminary design stage of the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) programme has been completed in June 2013 based on a contract signed in December 2010 with the Russian side. As per the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) signed in October 2007, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is the designated implementation organization from the Indian side. In turn, HAL is supported by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and other Indian Agencies.The expenditure incurred so far on Preliminary Design stage of FGFA programme is Rs.1483.15 crore. 

The next stage of development of FGFA would commence upon signing of the Research & Development (R&D) contract. As per the draft R&D contract, the delivery of FGFA to Indian Air Force (IAF) has been envisaged to commence after 94 months from the start of the R&D contract. The contract has not been signed so far. 

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