LCA

Delay in key projects cause of concern: IAF chief

Air chief Arup Raha on Saturday expressed concern over delay in key acquisition and development projects and hoped that the government puts in place a faster system to ensure greater accountability.

DRDO claim on LCA export premature: Former top IAF officers

DRDO`s claim about being in a position to export Light Combat Aircraft Tejas has been dismissed as premature and unrealistic by former top IAF officers who want it to focus on getting the indigenous fighter plane inducted into own air force first.

Air Chief reviews proposed first base for Tejas LCA

Outgoing IAF chief NAK Browne on Wednesday reviewed the progress of the Sulur air base where the force is to deploy its first squadron of the indigenously- developed LCA, Tejas.

Antony ‘impatient’ to see completion of LCA project

The seminar `Aerospace products- challenges in design to deployment` was held as part of the biennial Aero India show.

Dream of fitting indigenous Kaveri engine into LCA-Tejas over

The dream of fitting Kaveri engine being developed indigenously into the home-grown Light Combat Aircraft LCA-Tejas appears to be as good as over.

`DRDO projects, including LCA, behind schedule`

Four major DRDO projects including Light Combat Aircraft, Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEWC) and Kaveri engine are behind schedule.

India test flies naval variant of LCA

India on Friday joined an elite club of countries by test flying the naval variant of its Light Combat Aircraft.

India unveils LCA at Republic Day parade

India on Wednesday unveiled for the first time at its Republic Day parade its indigenous Light Combat Aircraft that obtained its initial operational clearance to be fully airworthy on January 10 this year.

LCA `Tejas` to be displayed at Republic Day parade

Displaying its indigenous weapon
manufacturing prowess, India will showcase its home-grown
Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, its highly-advanced
airborne radar and different types of naval torpedos at the
Republic Day parade.

LCA `Tejas` to be displayed at R`Day parade

India will showcase its home-grown
Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, its highly-advanced
airborne radar and different types of naval torpedos at the
Republic Day parade.

India’s very own ‘Tejas’ takes to the skies; first squadron by 2013

Nearly 3 decades after it was conceptualised, the country`s first indigenous combat jet Tejas on Monday received its initial operational clearance.

LCA to be an advanced version of MiG 21: IAF chief

DRDO is developing a more capable version of the LCA
called the Mk II, which is expected to be ready by the end of
December 2014.

LCA to get its operational clearance in January

Nicknamed `Tejas` in 2004, the LCA designing had been
launched in 1985 by the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA)
under the DRDO with HAL as the nodal manufacturing agency.

Tejas` debut flight in operational configuration

India`s light combat aircraft
Tejas, in its march towards operational status, achieved an
important milestone today when it made its first flight.

Kaveri a boost to gas turbine engine tech: Govt

The DRDO-made `Kaveri` engine
could not be integrated with the indigenous LCA but it has provided a platform for the development of gas turbine engine technology in the country,
Lok Sabha was informed today.

Indigenous LCA Tejas makes successful flight

The maiden test flight of the
most advanced of the nine `Tejas` aircraft was today
successfully carried out, bringing the indigenous Light Combat
Aircraft (LCA) programme "very close" to the Initial
Operations Clearance.

IAF conducts multi-disciplinary trial of LCA

Moving closer to achieving
Initial Operational Capability configuration for the Light
Combat Aircraft (LCA) by end of 2010, Air Force conducted
five-week multi-disciplinary trials of a pair of indigenous
fighters.