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Naval Version of India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Successfully Tests Arrestor Hook Capability
August 03, 2018
Naval Version of India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Successfully Tests Arrestor Hook Capability
The naval variant of the fighter jet conducted the first successful test of its indigenously developed arrestor hook system.
Naval Version of India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Successfully Tests Arrestor Hook Capability
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Misses Deadline for Final Operational Clearance
July 10, 2018
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Misses Deadline for Final Operational Clearance
India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft missed another deadline to become fully combat-ready.
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Misses Deadline for Final Operational Clearance
India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Faces Further Delays
May 24, 2018
India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Faces Further Delays
Serial production of the Tejas is encountering additional delays as the Indian Air Force is requesting the incorporation of new and upgraded systems.
India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Faces Further Delays
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile
May 04, 2018
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile
The Tejas Light Combat Aircraft has successfully test-fired the Derby air-to-air beyond visual range missile.
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile
India’s Air Force Initiates Purchase of 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft
December 28, 2017
India’s Air Force Initiates Purchase of 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft
The Indian Air Force issued a request for proposal (RFP) to aircraft maker HAL for the procurement of 83 fighter jets on December 20.
India’s Air Force Initiates Purchase of 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft
Indian Air Force: Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Can’t Protect Indian Skies
November 14, 2017
Indian Air Force: Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Can’t Protect Indian Skies
A new report by the IAF said that the Tejas fighter jet lags behind its foreign competitors like the JAS-39 Gripen.
Indian Air Force: Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Can’t Protect Indian Skies
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
September 23, 2017
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
Will concern over technology transfer scuttle another aviation deal for India?
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
Boeing Offers to Set Up F/A-18 Fighter Jet Production Facility in India
August 29, 2017
Boeing Offers to Set Up F/A-18 Fighter Jet Production Facility in India
“We are talking about creating a next generation facility in India,” a Boeing VP said on August 28.
Boeing Offers to Set Up F/A-18 Fighter Jet Production Facility in India
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Well Behind Schedule
August 10, 2017
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Well Behind Schedule
India’s defense industry is behind schedule in delivering the country’s first indigenous fighter jet.
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Well Behind Schedule
India’s Light Combat Aircraft to Be Armed With Beyond Visual Range Missile
July 13, 2017
India’s Light Combat Aircraft to Be Armed With Beyond Visual Range Missile
Test firing of the new air-to-air missile is scheduled for the end of 2017.
India’s Light Combat Aircraft to Be Armed With Beyond Visual Range Missile
Lockheed Martin Agrees to Build F-16 Fighter Jets in India
June 20, 2017
Lockheed Martin Agrees to Build F-16 Fighter Jets in India
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin agreed to set up F-16 production facilities in India.
Lockheed Martin Agrees to Build F-16 Fighter Jets in India
India Test Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile From Light Combat Aircraft
May 15, 2017
India Test Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile From Light Combat Aircraft
The test firing “achieved all its planned objectives,” the Indian Ministry of Defense announced last week.
India Test Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile From Light Combat Aircraft
The Indian Navy Looks for a New Carrier-Based Fighter
January 30, 2017
The Indian Navy Looks for a New Carrier-Based Fighter
The Indian Navy looks for a successor to the now-nixed HAL Tejas Light Combat Aircraft.
The Indian Navy Looks for a New Carrier-Based Fighter
India Seeks 57 New Naval Fighter Jets for Carriers
January 27, 2017
India Seeks 57 New Naval Fighter Jets for Carriers
The Indian Navy has issued a request for information (RFI) for a new carrier-based fighter jet this month.
India Seeks 57 New Naval Fighter Jets for Carriers
Is India Buying 200 F-16 Fighter Jets?
January 04, 2017
Is India Buying 200 F-16 Fighter Jets?
Or will the Indian Air Force opt for Sweden’s Gripen in a new competition to build a single-engine fighter jet?
Is India Buying 200 F-16 Fighter Jets?
India Floats Radar Tender For Light Combat Aircraft
December 20, 2016
India Floats Radar Tender For Light Combat Aircraft
The Indian Air Force intends to procure at least 100 new radar systems for its latest fighter jet.
India Floats Radar Tender For Light Combat Aircraft
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