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Tejas moves a step closer to induction

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 08:31

Marking a milestone in India`s military aviation, the indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Friday received initial clearance for induction into the Air Force, 30 years after the sanction of the programme estimated to cost around Rs 25,000 crore.

Tejas battle-ready for testing by Indian Air Force pilots

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 13:16

World`s lightest and India developed supersonic fighter Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas is battle-ready for testing by its air force pilots three decades after it was conceived, designed and developed with cost overruns and inordinate delays.

Air Chief reviews proposed first base for Tejas LCA

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 23:49

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.

Defence minister tells DRDO to complete projects in time

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 00:31

Defence Minister AK Antony asked the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to complete its projects within the prescribed time-frame.

AK Antony asks DRDO to complete projects in time

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 20:33

With DRDO facing "bitter criticism" over delays in major projects like LCA and Arjun tank, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday asked the research agency to complete its programmes within the prescribed time-limit.

Avoid further time slippage: AK Antony on LCA project

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 21:21

Worried over the long delay in the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) project, AK Antony asked DRDO and HAL to avoid further time slippage.

Perform or perish: Antony tells DRDO

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 21:41

Reflecting frustration over long delays of strategic projects AK Antony came down hard on DRDO, saying there is a "limit to time slippages".

Antony ‘impatient’ to see completion of LCA project

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 14:16

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 20:36

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.

Astra missile test-fired on second consecutive day

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 18:25

After perfect developmental trial of "Astra", India test-fired its indigenously developed beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, 15 km from here.

Tejas aircraft to be put to test at Pokhran in Feb 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 23:54

The much-awaited indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will now be put to test in the forthcoming air exercise "Iron Feast".

`DRDO projects, including LCA, behind schedule`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 00:52

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