Air Force Commanders' Conference begins
Air Force Commanders' Conference begins

Top commanders of the Indian Air Force will on Tuesday meet here to brainstorm on various matters including drafting of women as fighter pilots, serviceability issues plaguing the force, and induction of fighter aircraft like LCA Tejas and Rafale.

IAF gets first indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, 32 years after it was conceived
IAF gets first indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, 32 years after it was conceived

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar handed over the first of the indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas to the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Bengaluru on Saturday.

IAF, HAL to play big role in defence preparedness: Arup Raha

Indian Air Force (IAF), Department of Defence Production and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will continue to play a big role in the defence preparedness of the country, IAF chief Arup Raha said here on Sunday.

Navy pilots to learn landing, taking off from aircraft carrier

Indian Navy pilots will learn the tricks of landing and taking off their MiG-29K and LCA Tejas combat planes on aircraft carriers from a shore-based facility, which was commissioned in Goa on Friday.

Antony asks DRDO to share research projects with pvt agencies

Against backdrop of delay in providing critical technologies to armed forces, Defence Minister AK Antony asked DRDO to focus on major programmes and give low-end research projects to private sector.

LCA-Tejas (LSP-08) takes off on its maiden flight

The LCA-Tejas (LSP-08) had its maiden flight here on Sunday from HAL airport setting the stage for its initial operation clearance.

`LCA Tejas likely to be ready for operational service by 2015`

The much-delayed indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas aircraft is expected to be ready for induction into operational service by 2015, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said on Tuesday.

Govt approves eight LCA Tejas for Navy

The 40,000-tonne Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, which is under construction at the Cochin Shipyard, will carry over 30 combat aircraft.

India`s 1st Naval fighter to take to skies soon

India`s first carrier-borne naval
fighter aircraft "LCA Tejas (Navy)" will take to the skies for its maiden flight this month.

LCA `Tejas` successfully test fires R-73 missiles

India`s indigenous Light
Combat Aircraft `Tejas` on Tuesday successfully completed
air-to-air close combat missile firing tests, ahead of its
clearance for induction into the IAF.