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Know more about India's first light combat aircraft Tejas

New Delhi: Tejas is India's first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). It is all set to replace the MiG-21 series. Tejas  is a the outcome  of several years of design and development work from the
India TV News Desk November 29, 2014 21:09 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Tejas is India's first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). It is all set to replace the MiG-21 series. Tejas  is a the outcome  of several years of design and development work from the DRDO.

Tejas is a single seater-single engine aircraft that boasts of many stealth-like features.

The all weather combat aircraft has been extensively tested in ‘tough' flying conditions since its maiden test flight in 2001.

The principal partner of LCA is Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and its divisions located in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Nasik, and Korwa.

The LCA programme began in the 1980s to replace India's aging MiG-21 fighters.