LCA

Indian Air Force says deal for 83 Tejas LCA with HAL soon

As per sources, the deal for 83 Tejas LCA, which are of the Mark 1A variant, is expected to cost the IAF in the range of Rs 45,000 crore. The aircraft will have improved serviceability, faster weapon-loading time, enhanced survivability, a better electronic warfare suite and Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar that will significantly enhance its capability.

Oct 23, 2019, 20:09 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

Tejas fighter to get indigenous Laser Designator Pod to target the enemy

Laser Designator Pods will exponentially increase the attack and fighting capabilities of the Tejas fighter, which has already joined the Indian Air Force. 

Jan 22, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

First-ever mid-air refueling of LCA Tejas fighters - WATCH

A Russian-built IL-78 MKI tanker transferred fuel to a Tejas MK I aircraft on Tuesday.

Sep 07, 2018, 23:32 PM IST

LCA Tejas fires Israeli Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile, combat capabilities get a boost

Tejas had on May 12, 2017, fired the Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile for the first time in RADAR guided mode at the Interim Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha.

Apr 28, 2018, 23:16 PM IST

DefExpo 2018: DRDO to showcase LCA Tejas, Main Battle Tank Arjun MK-II, Nirbhay missile

There will be live demo during the April 11–14, 2018 expo of LCA Tejas, MBT Arjun MK-II, ARRV, T-72 Trawl, T-72 Bridge Layer Tank, Wheeled Armoured Platform, Mobile Surveillance System and ATAGS.

Apr 11, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

IAF agrees to induct 324 indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas

The induction of 324 Tejas fighter jets will make up for the IAF's depleting number of squadron strength.

Mar 15, 2018, 07:39 AM 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

In a first, US Air Force chief David L Goldfein flies India's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas'

General David L Goldfein, chief of staff of the US Air Force, flew a sortie in the indigenous LCA Tejas at the IAF station in Rajasthan on Saturday.

Feb 03, 2018, 20:53 PM IST

Flying Tejas felt like being on top of the world, says pilot after a 10-minute solo sortie

The 40-year-old test pilot is the commanding officer of the IAF's 45 squadron nicknamed Flying Daggers. 

Jul 02, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Tejas: MS Dhoni praises India's 'latest warbirds'

Tejas is a multi-role supersonic single-engine aircraft designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) in collaboration with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Jul 01, 2016, 18:51 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

LCA Tejas ​superior to Pakistan's JF-17 built jointly with China – Few more facts

Tejas will feature in combat plan of the Indian Air Force (IAF) next year and will be deployed in forward bases also.

Jul 01, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Sweden offers to collaborate with India for production of LCA

Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist held talks with his counterpart Manohar Parrikar here during which a range of issues were discussed.

Jun 11, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

New insight into retinal disease gene therapy

Gene therapy for leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), an inherited disorder that causes blindness starting in childhood, improves patients' eyesight and the retina's sensitivity within weeks of treatment, says a new study.

May 04, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Aero India show: Metal birds awe spectators with aerial aerobatics

A breathtaking display of air power and brilliant aerobatics by fighter jets and helicopters on Wednesday enthralled the audience at the 10th Aero India show where famed international aerobatic teams left the crowd awestruck with their death-defying stunts.

Feb 18, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Second prototype of naval version of LCA-Tejas tested successfully

Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) on Saturday successfully tested the second prototype of naval variant of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)-Tejas here.

Feb 07, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

Naval light combat aircraft successfully tested

The first naval prototype of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), designed to operate from the decks of aircraft carriers, was successfully tested at a facility in Goa, the defence ministry said here Sunday.

Dec 21, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

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.

Oct 04, 2014, 21:40 PM IST