LCA-Tejas Current Affairs, GK & News

New Production Plant inaugurated at HAL

The Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, has inaugurated a new plant for the production of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). The plant was inaugurated at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bengaluru. This plant will double the production of India’s indigenous fighter jet – LCA Tejas. Key Facts The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has got an ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves procurement of 83 Tejas Fighter Jets

On March 18, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of indigenously built 83 Tejas fighter aircrafts for Indian Air Force. The proposal is to be placed under Cabinet Committee on Security. The proposal is considered as a major boost to Make in India. About the Aircraft The Light Combat Aircraft LCA-Tejas was designed ..

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HAL to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. This is to entice them towards buying India’s military helicopters and Light Combat Aircraft Tejas. Highlights The HAL is working towards increasing defence exports and help India achieve its 5 billion USD defence target. It will also ..

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200 fighter jets to be acquired by Indian Air Force

The Government of India will acquire around 200 aircrafts. Of these 200, 83 fighter jets are LCA Tejas Mark 1A and are to be procured from HAL. The rest are to be procured based on Request for Proposals. Highlights The design of the fighter jets was finalized by HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited). HAL will start ..

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LCA Tejas: The First Indigenous Aircraft to make an arrested Landing

On January 11, 2020, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas successfully landed on INS Vikramaditya. With this achievement, the LCA becomes the first aircraft to make an arrested landing on a naval ship. Highlights The DRDO (Defence Research Development Organisation) made LCA became the first indogenously made aircraft to land on an aircraft carrier. This ..

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