Government approves Rs 48,000-crore Tejas aircraft from HAL


The Cabinet Committee on Security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 13th Jan approved a Rs 48,000-crore deal for the acquisition of eighty three lightweight Combat craft Tejas from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh proclaimed on Twitter that it’s the largest-ever procurance deal within the endemic military aviation sector.
The LCA-Tejas goes to be the backbone of the IAF fighter fleet in years to return,” Singh discovered. the endemic content of LCA-Tejas is 5 hundredth in Mk1A variant which may be inflated to hour,” he noted.
Singh conjointly aforesaid HAL has already discovered a second line producing facilities at its Nasik and Bengaluru divisions. The Indian Air Force in 2017 issued the request for proposal (RFP) to state-run region behemoth HAL for the procurance of eighty three Tejas light-weight aircraft.


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