SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
DRDO officials in an interview with News18 have claimed that the Dry Kaveri engine that is under testing will be cleared for certification by 2024 and will have 80% Indigenous content.
Dry Kaveri which can generate 46kN of thrust and is presently going through ground tests and altitude tests and soon will commence engine endurance testing which will be the final part of the certification of the engine that is required by the CEMILAC (Centre for Military Airworthiness & Certification).
GTRE is also developing a new after-burner section for the Dry Kaveri that when engaged will generate a peak Wet thrust of 73kN and might be used as a power pack for the upcoming HLFT-42 class of Trainer jets. Dry Kaveri is developed to be used on the Stealth Unmanned Combat Drone Program that will be used to carry out aerial strikes in contested airspace.
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