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IAF Tejas fighter fuel drop tank falls off near Sulur Air Force Base, no reports of damage

The Tejas fighter, an indigenous supersonic aircraft, landed back safely at Sulur Air Base safely after the incident. IAF officials said the cause of the incident is being investigated.


Jul 02, 2019, 11:50 AM 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

Tejas in the race as Royal Malaysian Air Force looks to buy new fighters

Following Mahathir Mohamad's statement, the major European fighters - BAE System's Typhoon, Dassault Aviation's Rafale and Saab's Gripen – are no longer in the running to equip the RMAF.

Apr 05, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

LIMA 2019: Made-in-India Tejas jet gets a fan following in Malaysia

Two IAF Tejas jets had departed from Kalaikunda to participate in LIMA - a maritime and aerospace exhibition in Malaysia.

Mar 26, 2019, 07:55 AM 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

LCA Tejas, INS Kadmatt to take part in Malaysia's LIMA 2019

The warship is equipped to fight in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) warfare conditions.

Mar 15, 2019, 14:39 PM IST

News 100: Fire at car parking area of Aero India show in Bengaluru

A massive fire broke out in the parking area of Yelahanka Air Base during the ongoing Aero India show in Bengaluru on Saturday. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Aero India 2019: PV Sindhu set to become first woman to co-pilot Tejas

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu and astronaut Sunita Williams will get to fly in the homemade Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas on Aero India Women's Day. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 23, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

Badminton ace PV Sindhu, astronaut Sunita Williams to take sorties in LCA Tejas on Aero India Women's Day

Aero India Women`s Day is being observed on Saturday at Asia's largest military aviation exhibition in Yelahanka Air Force base, Bengaluru.

Feb 23, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

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

Tejas Mark 1's operational clearance comes more than three-and-half decades after it was conceptualised.

Feb 21, 2019, 12:34 PM 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

IAF's light combat aircraft Tejas to showcase multi-role capability at Vayushakti 2019

IAF's Vayushakti 2019 is scheduled to be held on February 16 at Pokhran Air to Ground Armament range near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. 

Feb 11, 2019, 10:35 AM 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

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

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

Tejas fighter clears one more milestone, IAF tests mid-air refueling on jet

In a first, a Tejas fighter jet was refuelled mid-air by an Indian Air Force aircraft on Tuesday. According to a report in NDTV, it is major step that would ensure expansion of the range up to which the fighter jet can strike in combat situations.

Sep 04, 2018, 21:06 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