LCA Tejas: How long & how much did it cost to develop India’s first domestic fighter aircraft?

HAL Tejas India’s first self-made fighter aircraft, single engine, delta wing, light multirole fighter designed by the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) in collaboration with Aircraft Research and Design Centre (ARDC) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. It is the smallest and lightest in its class of contemporary supersonic … Read more

After BrahMos, India wants to sell Tejas Fighter aircraft to Philippines

Following India’s success in selling the “Brahmos” anti-ship missile system to Philippines a few months ago, New Delhi now feels that it has the opportunity to sell other Indian-made weapons systems to Phillipines, including Tejas fighter jets which are also offered to Malaysia. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, which manufacturers Tejas Light Combat Aircraft, is now trying … Read more

Despite Powerful Fleet Of Rafale & Sukhoi Fighters, Why IAF ‘Bets Big’ On LCA Tejas?

The demand for light combat aircraft appears to be growing despite the high popularity of top-of-the-line fighter jets such as the F-35, F-15EX, Su-35, Su-57, Eurofighter Typhoons, Rafale and  Gripen jets. For instance, a big country like India with mammoth security risks has indigenously developed an LCA — Tejas — despite having a fleet of … Read more

Is Tejas Mk1A real game changer for indian air force?

This was seen when the DRDO finally unveiled the Tejas Mk1A light combat aircraft, one which is completely manufactured in India, along with certain weapon systems like ASTRA BVR missiles which makes this flying machine a wonder to behold. On our 72nd republic Day India stands proud in face of its achievements of the previous … Read more