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Importance of LCA Mk IA & II And AMCA Programme As Flagship For ‘Make in India’

The importance of the LCA programme as the flagship for “Make in India” was stressed here Friday by Air Officer Commanding-in Chief, Air Marshal Suresh of the Southern Area Command, who called for brainstorming on various aspects of its operational viability. Speaking after inaugurating the

How Good Is India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft?

The MiG-21 has been in the news again – for all the wrong reasons. That aircraft has been the mainstay of the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) air combat capability for decades. However, current developments bring in focus the urgency of developing and deploying its replacement,

No Changes In Tejas Jet Design: IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today countered critics, saying the Indian Air Force had not changed any specification of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and separately ruled out cutting down on the size of his force. On Tejas, he said: “We have been giving

Tejas Fuel Drop-Tank Put Through Test In Chennai

A team of scientists from the Fatigue and Fracture Laboratory and the Advanced Seismic Testing and Research Laboratory, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), Chennai, conducted a crucial qualification test of the fuel drop tank of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). The laboratory designed and

LCA Tejas Will Meet Deadline: Aeronautical Development Agency

With the deadline for attaining the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) for the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fast approaching, the Aeronautical Development Agency is confident of meeting its target.  The FOC compliant Tejas would incorporate Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missiles, improved and better stand-off weapons and air-to-air

LCA Tejas MK 1 Superior Than Pakistan’s JF-17?

Two days after the Indian Air Force (IAF) shared a video of its Tejas Mark-1 fighter jet refuelling mid-air on Twitter, the combat jet has clearly emerged as superior to the JF-17 Thunder which is co-developed by Pakistan and China. The mid-air refuelling capability will

3 Lessons From Tejas Program That Need To Be Applied To India’s Future Aircraft Projects

Hello Defence Lovers, According to formal Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Arun Prakash Lesson that needs to be learnt at the national level is that you cannot have aspirations for regional power unless you have a viable arms industry of your own. If u want to keep

10 Mind Blowing Facts About LCA-Tejas You Should Know

Hello Defence Lovers, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday, Making it clear that the government is in no mood to ditch made-in-India Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, The minister also made it clear that the government is working to ensure that the per year manufacturing capability of


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