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Light Combat Aircraft Tejas


LCA programme created an aeronautical ecosystem in India, we flew a record 5,000 sorties without accident: IAF veteran

September 05, 2021 8:36 pm

Air Marshal (Retd) Philip Rajkumar says without the strong foundation laid by the Tejas programme it wouldn’t have been possible to develop the LCA MK II and later the advanced medium combat aircraft

IAF operationalises no.18 Squadron, equips it with LCA Tejas

May 27, 2020 7:27 pm

The No 18 Squadron, formed in 1965 with the motto "Teevra aur Nirbhaya" meaning "Swift and Fearless," "actively participated" in the 1971 war with Pakistan and had earned the sobriquet "Defenders of Kashmir Valley" by being the first to land and operate from Srinagar. The Squadron was "resurrected" on April 1 this year at Sulur.

Watch: Standard variant of LCA Tejas makes maiden flight in Bengaluru

March 18, 2020 1:01 pm

The final operational clearance (FOC) aircraft are equipped with advanced features such as Air-to-Air refueling, and Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile system among special features.

Tejas LCA clears ‘arrested landing’ test, next stop aircraft carrier

September 14, 2019 9:52 am

Although it is an important step, there is still a long process before the aircraft can be tested for landing on an aircraft carrier, officials said.

Defence Ministry sets up committee to check HAL’s 'high bill' for Tejas Mark1A

June 27, 2018 10:56 am

Concerned about the price for an indigenous fighter jet, which the government has been keen to promote under Make in India scheme, the committee set up by the Defence Ministry will look into the pricing of military equipment manufactured by defence PSUs.

Tejas clears first hurdle but long way to go

December 23, 2013 12:15 am

Air Chief,Defence Minister differ on number of fighters to join IAF.

Indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas step closer to induction,gets IOC-II clearance

January 09, 2014 5:48 pm

Tejas to be inducted 30 years after its sanction,cost of project estimated around Rs 25,000 crore.

India,US close to inking over $600 mn jet deal

July 15, 2012 3:07 pm

India and US are close to signing deal for supplying 99 jet engines that would be used in LCA 'Tejas'.