Tejas, India's indigenously designed fighter aircraft, a step closer to induction

PUBLISHED ON: December 20, 2013 | Duration: 3 min, 05 sec

   
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The idea of an indigenously designed and built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was first mooted back in 1983. 30 years on, the fighter is still not part of the Indian Air Force - but Tejas, as the aircraft is called, took a step closer on Friday with the second Initial Operational Clearance certificate being handed over in Bangalore. This, after a flight witnessed by Defence Minister AK Antony and Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne. (Read more)
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