Let's put our money in the light combat aircraft

May 11 2018

The decision to initiate a LCA-Navy programme acknowledged the talent and ingenuity of our aircraft designers and engineers, and aimed to energise our stagnant defence-technology base.

French Air Force chief Lanata takes sortie on Tejas

Feb 07 2018

The Chief of the Staff of the French Air Force, General Andre Lanata, flew a sortie on the Indian Air Force's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) 'Tejas' in western Rajasthan.

India needs to nurture indigenous-technology driven policy focus

Feb 02 2018

Funding for defence will remain a constraint, but nurturing an indigenous-technology driven policy focus and enabling private sector is the need for national security.

Southern Air Command chief flies LCA Tejas fighter

Nov 14 2017

Southern Air Command Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Air Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria flew the indigenous multi-role fighter jet Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas.

IAF to reach full squadron strength by 2032: Air chief

Oct 05 2017

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said that the fighter squadron strength of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will reach the desired numbers by 2032.

Saab offers world class sensor package for Tejas

Feb 15 2017

Defence and security company Saab has offered a fighter sensor package for the homegrown Tejas LCA Mk1A fighter aircraft.

Decision on big ticket def projects likely this yr: Parrikar

Feb 14 2017

A decision on many big ticket projects like procuring the much-awaited fighter jet planes and self-propelled guns is likely to be taken this year, Manohar Parrikar said

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