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Tejas Mark-2 Project

Recently the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved the project to develop a more capable and powerful version of the indigenous aircraft LCA Mark 2 multirole fighter jet. Key Points The Tejas Mark-2 is described as a 4.5-generation machine, which will not only have 70 per cent indigenization (as opposed to the Mark IA’s 62 ..




Rajnath Singh becomes first defence minister to fly in LCA Tejas

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 19th September 2019 flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru. He becomes the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. Defence Minister Flies in Tejas Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, ..


12th edition of Aero India show 2019

The 12th edition of the country’s biennial air show and aviation exhibition – Aero India 2019 – has been launched by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru on 20th Feb. The chiefs of the three Armed Forces — Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Admiral Sunil Lanba and General ..