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LCA Tejas

Exhilarating, amazing, says Rajnath Singh after flying in LCA Tejas

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that Tejas is a multi-role fighter with several critical capabilities and it will strengthen the air defence capabilities of the country.

Sep 19, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flies in Light Combat Aircraft Tejas - Watch

Prior to the sortie, the Union defence minister was briefed by the pilot about the aircraft and Rajnath Singh also tried to familiarise himself with the formidable fighter jet developed completely in India.


Sep 19, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to fly in IAF LCA Tejas in Bengaluru on Thursday

The Tejas fighter jet was issued by the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) standard certification by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on February 21, 2019.

Sep 19, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

IAF LCA Tejas to have a special pilot; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to fly in the fighter in Bengaluru

Tejas, designed and developed by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Aeronautical Development Agency, is India's home-grown single-engine multirole light fighter to replace the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Bison aircraft. Tejas, the soon-to-be-inducted French Rafale and Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs will be the backbone of IAF for the next several years.

Sep 17, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

LCA Tejas Navy makes arrested landing, clears a big hurdle before aircraft carrier test

After completing a series of such short and arrester landings, Tejas Navy will get operational clearance to execute the same on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.

Sep 13, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Naval Tejas Clears short arrested landing at Goa facility

Naval Tejas Clears short arrested landing at Goa facility. Watch video to know more

Sep 13, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

BrahMos Aerospace, HAL to take part in Russia's MAKS 2019 where Sukhoi Su-57E will be unveiled

The famed and deadly BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is from the BrahMos Aerospace stable while HAL is involved in manufacturing and assembling several top fighters of the Indian Air Force including the indigenous Ligh Combat Aircraft Tejas, Sukhoi Su-30MKI, Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer, Intermediate Jet Trainer HJT-36, Dornier 228 and HTT-40 Basic Flying Trainer.

Aug 20, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

HAL order book full with top IAF fighter Sukhoi Su-30MKI, LCA Tejas, helicopters

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the present capacity available with HAL is adequate to fulfil the existing orders/projects in hand.

Jun 25, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

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