Tejas in Indian Air Force

Tejas, India’s very own Light Combat Aircraft has achieved an important milestone by gaining Initial Operational Clearance (IOC). Tejas is the smallest, light weight, single engine, single seat, supersonic, combat aircraft, best in its class in the world.

‘Tejas Programme’ is spearheaded by Aeronautical Development Agency under the Ministry of Defence R & D, with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as its principal partner.Tejas will be replacing the aging MiG-21 Russian made fighter aircraft and play a key role in air defence in the form of an interceptor. Congrats !


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