The naval version of indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), made its first successful landing on the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.
After completing extensive trials on the Shore Based Test Facility, LCA Navy did an arrested landing on INS Vikramaditya.
LCA Navy is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization, DRDO.
With the successful landing of Light Combat Aircraft, LCA on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, India has entered into the club of selected nations having the capability to design a fighter jet which can land on an aircraft carrier.
LCA is the smallest and lightest Multi-Role Supersonic Fighter Aircraft of its class. The LCA programme intends to further expand and advance India’s indigenous aerospace capabilities.