New version of Tejas in three years: HAL


Buoyed by the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) issued to Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas-Mk1 by Indian Air Force, HAL officials announced that the development of Mk1A and Mk2 has been taken up.

Arup Bannerjee, Director, Engineering Research and Development, said Aeronautical Development Agency has taken up the same and Mk1A version of LCA will have its first flight in 2022.

Shortly after the media briefing by HAL officials, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and scientific advisor to Government of India Prof Vijay Raghavan also flew the aircraft.

“Using our funds, we are developing the newer version of LCA, which will have its first flight by 2022,” Bannerjee said. Read More

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