Kaveri, the designated engine for
LCA, is being developed by GTRE, Bangalore. Various divisions
of HAL are involved in the development and certification.
The engine will be manufactured at engine division, HAL. The
materials for engine components include high strength super
alloy such as inconel on the hot end side and TI-64 on the
cold end. The engine is twin spool, by pass type designed
to provide dry thrust of 5291 kg reheat thrust of 8264 kg.
Engines for AJT, IJT and ALH
The engines for advanced Jet trainer
project and intermediate Jet trainer project will also be
manufactured by engine division in the near future. Further,
the division will be participating in the co-design &
co-production of engine for Advanced Light Helicopters.
Manufacture of auxillaries such
as 750 kw turbo alternator, forced draught turbo blowers and
main circulating turbo pumps for leander class frigates form
part of diversification.