[

lca

]
The Tejas light combat aircraft were moved from their home base in Sulur in Tamil Nadu.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

IAF deploys Tejas jets in western sector

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 10:15 PM IST
The Tejas have been deployed in the western sector to strengthen the IAF’s operational readiness against Pakistan amid border tensions with China in eastern Ladakh.
The defence ministry has given its nod to purchase of advanced Tejas jets to be made by HAL which is struggling for new orders(ANI Photo)
The defence ministry has given its nod to purchase of advanced Tejas jets to be made by HAL which is struggling for new orders(ANI Photo)

Defence ministry clears Rs 38,000 cr deal for 83 advanced Tejas jets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 08:12 PM IST
The LCA Mk-1A will come with additional improvements over the FOC aircraft, making it the most advanced Tejas variant so far.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh prepares to fly in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh prepares to fly in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)

‘Smooth and comfortable,’ says Rajnath Singh after 30-min sortie on LCA Tejas

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 04:28 AM IST
Defence minister Rajnath Singh flew in the LCA’s trainer as a familiarization sortie from the HAL airport in Bengaluru’s eastern suburb. Before taking off for a 30-minute sortie, the pilots of the 45 Squadron Flying Daggers acquainted the Defence Minister with the air prowess of the home-grown fighter
The Light Combat Aircraft (Navy) on Friday conducted a critical test by successfully executing the first-ever arrested landing at a shore-based facility, INS Hansa in Goa.(ANI video grab)
The Light Combat Aircraft (Navy) on Friday conducted a critical test by successfully executing the first-ever arrested landing at a shore-based facility, INS Hansa in Goa.(ANI video grab)

Naval version of LCA passes key test, landing on aircraft carrier the next step

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 04:23 PM IST
The LCA (Navy) is the naval version of indigenously developed Tejas fighter aircraft being developed for the Indian Air Force.
IAF's Sukhoi aircraft, a Jaguar and LCA Tejas fly in a 'missing man' formation to pay tribute to Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi who lost his life in a crash in Tuesday's rehearsals, during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.(AP)
IAF's Sukhoi aircraft, a Jaguar and LCA Tejas fly in a 'missing man' formation to pay tribute to Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi who lost his life in a crash in Tuesday's rehearsals, during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.(AP)

MRF could make tyres for Tejas, other air force planes

Yelahanka (Karnataka) | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 07:58 AM IST
The Chennai-based MRF is also looking at developing and supplying tyres for Jaguar fighter jets, Hawk advanced jet trainers, Ilyushin-76 heavy-lifters, and Antonov-32 transport planes, said MRF senior GM (product development) K Thomas Mathen.
AF's Light Comabt Aircraft "Tejas" performs during a rehearsal ahead of Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.(PTI)
AF's Light Comabt Aircraft "Tejas" performs during a rehearsal ahead of Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.(PTI)

In a first, Tejas successfully refuelled mid-air by Russian-origin tanker

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 12:12 AM IST
An advanced version of the indigenously produced Light Combat Aircraft (LCA ), or Tejas, was on Monday successfully refuelled mid-air by an Ilyushin-78 tanker, demonstrating a key capability sought by the Indian Air Force.
Indian Air Force’s Tejas fighter plane performs a manoeuvre at the Air Force Station in Hindon, Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Indian Air Force’s Tejas fighter plane performs a manoeuvre at the Air Force Station in Hindon, Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Tejas carries out successful test-firing of BVR missile

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 05:15 PM IST
Defence ministry officials said the test firing of the missile from a Tejas jet was carried out on Saturday off the Goa coast and it met all operational requirements.
All the deployed LCA aircraft took part during the first phase of the exercise.(HT PHOTO)
All the deployed LCA aircraft took part during the first phase of the exercise.(HT PHOTO)

IAF shows its might at Exercise Gagan Shakti

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:04 PM IST
A milestone towards ‘Make in India’, LCA will employ Close Combat and Beyond Visual Range Air to Air missiles in a simulated scenario apart from Air to Ground weapons.
SHARE
Story Saved