IAF to acquire 126 multi-fighter aircrafts soon

Indian Air Force on Monday said it will acquire 126 latest multi-fighter aircrafts within a year.

Updated: Sep 13, 2010, 18:46 PM IST

Punjab: Indian Air Force on Monday said it will acquire 126 latest multi-fighter aircrafts within a year.

"We are in the final stages of placing orders to acquire 126 multi-fighter aircrafts from US, France or Sweden within a year," Air Marshal Anil Chopra told reporters during his visit to the Sainik School here.
Light Combat Aircrafts (LCA) would also be added to the air force soon, he said.

Chopra, who belongs to Kapurthala and a pass out from the Sainik School, later interacted with the students.

PTI