Indian Air Force Fighter Jet Tejas to Make Republic Day Debut

India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will make its debut run in the Republic Day Parade this year, the Indian Air Force (IAF) announced on Thursday. Besides Tejas, the flypast will include Su-30 aircraft in Trishul formation and also a high speed run by a single Su-30, followed by vertical Charlie, which means the aircraft … Read more Indian Air Force Fighter Jet Tejas to Make Republic Day Debut

India Floats Radar Tender For Light Combat Aircraft

Indian state-owned military aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has floated global bids to procure around 100 state-of-the-art active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for an improved variant of the HAL Mark-I Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), dubbed Tejas Mark-IA, according to local media reports. “The tender in the form of Expression of Interest (EoI) … Read more India Floats Radar Tender For Light Combat Aircraft

DRDO to continue working on Naval Tejas despite being rejected by the Navy so as to use the experience to develop Fifth generation Aircraft

Despite the Navy junking the aircraft carrier version of the home-grown Light Combat Aircraft, the DRDO would continue working on the plane to develop it into a naval variant of the indigenous fifth-generation Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA). In a setback to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India programme in defence sector, Navy Chief … Read more DRDO to continue working on Naval Tejas despite being rejected by the Navy so as to use the experience to develop Fifth generation Aircraft

Thunder Vs Tejas : Tejas still a Better option claims new report

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) finally inducted its first batch of Tejas multi-role fighters last week. Produced by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the Tejas was under development for about 30 years, and it is the second homegrown fighter in the IAF’s history, the first being the HF-21 Marut. The Tejas is envisaged to replace the … Read more Thunder Vs Tejas : Tejas still a Better option claims new report

Bad coordination delayed Tejas by a decade: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

The production of the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was delayed for eight to 10 years because of “shoddy coordination” between the Defence Ministry’s agencies involved and lack of required support, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday. “In 2001, when Vajpayee was the Prime Minister, the plane (Tejas) took its maiden flight and … Read more Bad coordination delayed Tejas by a decade: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

HAL must be modernized, if Tejas are to be saved: Admiral Arun Prakash

If the recent induction of the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has received a muted welcome from the IAF, there are very good reasons for it. While the nation and the defence-industrial complex may celebrate a milestone in military indigenisation, the service, charged with the defence of our skies, has much more to worry … Read more HAL must be modernized, if Tejas are to be saved: Admiral Arun Prakash

Fighter Aircraft’s India might receive by the End of 2016

A strength of any nation’s military depends on how well it can defend, and offend in the three fronts of war – land, sea, and air. The Air Force of any military team in the world is always one of the most important segments of the military, for a strong air team means a wider … Read more Fighter Aircraft’s India might receive by the End of 2016