The export list, among other items, includes the fighter jet Tejas, locally made artillery guns the ATAGS and notably the Brahmos missile systems a joint venture between India and Russia.
The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the procurement of 83 Light Combat Aircraft , Tejas, fighter jets.
IDD explainer India’s decision to procure an additional 83 single-engined indigenous Tejas fighter jets for Rs 38,800 crore ($ 5.31 Biillion), indicates a slowing down of the existing programme inviting global biggies to make another 114 fighter jets. On March 18, the Indian Ministry of Defence announced that the Defence Acquisition Council headed by Minister
IDD Bureau By the end of May, this year, India is slated to raise the second squadron of the Light Combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. It shall comprise the upgraded version of the Tejas having enhanced war fighting abilities, over the first twenty of the jets produced so far. The first series production plane of the
IDD Bureau As India struggles to maintain the desired number of fighter jets for its air force, a fresh contract to procure 83 more jets of the next version of the light combat aircraft, the Tejas, is expected to be inked this year. Part of the production work is expected to be outsourced. The 83
IDD Bureau Indian Air Force Chief has questioned the slow pace of the indigenous production under the ‘make in India’ in the military equipment manufacturing sector. Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, while speaking at an event of a news channel ‘Aaj Taak’ in India said “Right now, in this ‘Make in India’ and
IDD Bureau Indian Navy has finalized the size of its next aircraft carrier at 65,000 tonnes, having a full electric propulsion and will deploy the Catapult Assisted Take-Off But Arrested Recovery (CATOBAR) system for launching and retrieving fighter jets on its deck. This has multiple signals. The size matches that of the Queen Elizabeth Class
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