Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicTejas Mark 1A

Topic: Tejas Mark 1A

India looking at Tejas exports at Rs 309 crore per aircraft, HAL chairman says

R. Madhavan, chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, says countries from Southeast Asia and the Middle East have shown interest in Tejas fighters.

Contract signed for 83 LCA Tejas fighters, all eyes now on HAL delivery schedule

IAF is also focusing on Mk 2 version of Tejas and 5th generation AMCA fighter, which HAL is developing and has set ambitious timelines for.

Defence ministry, HAL to sign Rs 48,000-cr deal for 83 LCA Tejas at Aero India tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the second production line for Tejas Tuesday. His ministry is set to sign a contract worth Rs 48,000 crore with HAL.

Tejas keeps India’s capability gap with China under check. It is HAL’s game to lose now

Although several major air forces like France, Germany and the US are still inducting or ordering fourth-generation fighters, their capabilities and threats are distinct from India’s.

Tejas, a tale of India’s nascent aerospace system with a happy ending

It was in 1983 when India rolled out the project to build a new light combat aircraft as a replacement for Russian MiG 21s, which continue to fly despite being obsolete.

What the Tejas deal means for IAF, and India’s chequered history with indigenous fighters

In episode 661 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta looked at India's recent Rs 48,000-crore Tejas deal and also delved into the IAF's misadventures with indigenous fighter aircraft.

Govt clears Rs 48,000-cr deal for 83 Tejas fighters — all you want to know about the aircraft

New aircraft comes with 4 major capability enhancements — mid-air refuelling, Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar, Electronic Warfare suite & Beyond Visual Range missile.

DAC paves way for procurement of 83 indigenous Tejas fighter aircraft for IAF

The defence ministry said procurement of the Mk1A version of Tejas aircraft, to be manufactured by HAL, will be a major boost to the 'Make in India' campaign.

HAL ties up with Larsen & Toubro, others as Modi govt taps private talent for Tejas Mark 1A

HAL will now be more of a systems integrator, with private firms playing a major role in the manufacturing of fighter aircraft and helicopters.

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Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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