Nasik is where the "third line" will be set up. The first two lines are in Bangalore.
HAL plans 3rd LCA line to keep workforce engaged | India News - Times of India
The Bangalore line isn't enough for the delivery of all LCAs and MWFs in time, unless of course MWF is delayed by a few years.
No. MMRCA was supposed to be built in Bangalore. Of course, now it's a different situation.
Hind Aeronautics calls bids for new MMRCA complex
Defence aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd has invited bids to build a new design and manufacturing complex in Bangalore for MMRCA fighter planes.
HAL plans to locate it at Challaghatta where it has large tracts of land. The integrated ‘green' factory complex will include hangars, runways and residential units.
But Nasik will continue building fighter jets. Also, AFAIK, HAL will be kept out of the MRFA tender.
A lot of technologies, including IRST, did not make it to the F-22 in order to keep development costs low. This was the time of sequestration after all.
Good to know, as of yesterday there has been no movement for LCA in Nashik, that I can confidently report.