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Light Combat Aircraft

DRDO hospital to have uninterrupted oxygen supply amid Covid-19

This is the first time that the self-sustainable oxygen generation technology for fighter pilots would be used in makeshift hospitals in Uttar Pradesh.

Editorial: Boost for defence indigenisation

A fine balancing is needed involving a push to indigenisation and simultaneously seeking weaponry from abroad

Game changer

The deal for 83 Light Combat Aircraft will boost our fledgling domestic aerospace ecosystem

Defence embargo

Ban on imports poses a big challenge to the poorly organised domestic defence industry

IAF to acquire 450 fighter aircraft in future: Air Force Chief

"In the next 15 years, 83 LCAs are our primary focus, after that LCA Mark 2 will come in we are looking at close to 100 of those, that makes it near 200 of LCA class."

Tejas still to match modern fighters 

"Tejas", the home-built jet, was meant to be a replacement for MiG-21s but even after four decades in the making, the aircraft is still undergoing the process of induction.

Maiden mid-air refueling trial of Light Combat Aircraft successful

The wet engagement, mid-air refuelling in aviation jargon, was completed by transferring 1900 Kgs of fuel from IAF IL78 mid-air refueling tanker at an altitude of 20,000 ft.

India’s LCA Tejas successfully fires beyond visual range missile

Tejas has successfully completed a series of captive flight trials to clear Derby for the full operational capability.

Pak’s JF-17 aircraft is of present, Tejas of future: IAF chief

Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, built by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), was inducted into the Indian Air Force in July 2016.

Singapore defence minister hails IAF’s Tejas as ‘excellent and impressive’

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen is the first civilian foreigner to fly on Tejas.

Five ways Artificial Intelligence is aiding defence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making sweeping changes in every area it touches and the Indian Defence is no exception. The Defence Research and Development...

IAF Chief BS Dhanoa flies Tejas

Dhanoa flew the Mig-21 Type 96 aircraft from the IAF base at Uttarlai, a forward base in Rajasthan.

Parrikar unveils full scale mock-up of HAL’s Indian Multi Role Helicopter

Bengaluru: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Asia’s largest aerospace and defence major emerged as a show stopper during the inaugural day of the 11th edition of...

Tejas fighter debuts at Republic Day parade

Three Tejas fighter jets flew at a height of 300 metres from ground at a speed of 780 km per hour in 'VIC' formation.

Over 200 more fighter jets needed in next 10 years: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said India has sufficient number of aircraft in the heavy category in Sukhoi-30s, whereas gaps in the medium and lightweight categories needed to be filled.

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