close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

LCA Tejas

IAF's LCA-Tejas fighter jets steal the show at LIMA 2019 in Malaysia

LCA-Tejas fighter jet has generated a lot of interest at the 15th edition of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA-2019).

Mar 27, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

IAF Tejas fighters practice sorties in Malaysian skies ahead of LIMA 2019

The Indian Air Force is partaking in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition for the first time.

Mar 24, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

2 IAF Tejas fighters depart for LIMA 2019 in Malaysia

The Indian Air Force is participating in the Maritime Aero Expo for the first time.

Mar 22, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Badminton ace PV Sindhu becomes first woman to fly LCA Tejas on Aero India Women's Day

With this, Sindhu became the first woman to fly DRDO developed LCA Tejas.

Feb 23, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Aero India Show 2019: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat flies indigenous LCA Tejas

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat flew in the indigenous LCA Tejas combat aircraft at the ongoing Aero India 2019 show in Bengaluru on Thursday. Principal Scientific Advisor to Government PS Raghavan is also scheduled to a ride in the aircraft later. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 21, 2019, 23:58 PM IST

LCA Tejas is finally battle-ready, behaves like a 'true fighter', says IAF Chief BS Dhanoa

Tejas Mark 1 is the world's lightest fighter jet.

Feb 21, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

LCA Tejas gets Final Operational Clearance, DRDO hands over certificate to IAF at Aero India 2019

To get the final operational clearance, the aircraft must have battle-time capabilities of mid-air refuelling, AESA radar, electronic warfare suites, a variety of bombs and weapons, among others.

Feb 20, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

HAL gets nod to produce weaponised version of LCA Tejas

The Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) has given the green signal to start manufacturing of Tejas Mk1 under Final Operational Clearance (FOC) configuration, he said.

Jan 04, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Watch: IAF successfully conducts first ever mid-air refuelling of LCA Tejas

The first ever mid-air refuelling of India's indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was successfully carried out on Monday, said Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).

Sep 10, 2018, 21:53 PM IST

IAF conducts successful air-to-air fuel transfer to LCA Tejas

India’s indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Monday cleared a major milestone towards its Final Operational Clearance.

Sep 10, 2018, 19:33 PM IST

How the IAF carried out the mid-air refuelling trials on LCA Tejas fighter

'A Russian-built IL-78 MKI tanker transferred fuel to a Tejas MK I aircraft on Tuesday,' the IAF said in a press release.

Sep 05, 2018, 22:43 PM IST

LCA Tejas will be IAF's backbone for several years: HAL chief

The Tejas fighter demonstrated the prowess to attack ground-based targets by a simulated laser-guided bomb along with manoeuvring capability in close combat situations.

Aug 09, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

LCA Tejas MK1A with BVR missiles, AESA radar getting ready for IAF

The 83 Tejas Mk1A will coast the IAF almost Rs 50,000 crore and help the force in shoring up the depleting number of fighter squadrons.

Aug 07, 2018, 15:02 PM IST

LCA Tejas for Indian Navy tests arrestor hook, gets ready for carrier operations

In December 2016, the Navy had expressed its unhappiness over the naval version of LCA Tejas and claimed that the fighter was "too heavy".

Aug 02, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

LCA Tejas production line ramped up, 16 fighters being manufactured every year

Besides, the 40 aircraft (20 IOC & 20 FOC), Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has already cleared the acquisition of 83 LCA MK1A for IAF at a cost of over Rs 50,000 crore.

Jul 31, 2018, 09:21 AM IST

IAF LCA Tejas fighter testing more Israeli weapons and missiles: Report

The DRDO is already equipping one squadron of LCA Tejas with Israeli missiles. The Israeli Rafael Spice smart bombs which can use the GPS/INS Satellite/Inertial Navigation system to home in on targets are also being tested, claimed IHLS.

Jul 18, 2018, 12:18 PM IST

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

There had been speculation that India is interested in the F-35 Lightning.

Mar 01, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

Watch LCA Tejas take its first flight after IAF induction in Bengaluru

State-run HAL handed over the first two Tejas aircraft to the IAF which makes up the 'Flying Daggers' 45, the name of the first squadron of the LCA.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

HAL Tejas inducted into Indian Air Force, PM Narendra Modi expresses pride

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed pride and happiness over the induction of indigenously-built Tejas fighter jet into the Indian Air Force.

 

Jul 01, 2016, 10:54 AM IST