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DAC approves procurement of Tejas fighter aircraft for IAF

  • Defence Acquisition Council approved procurement of 83 indigenous Tejas fighter aircraft for Indian Air Force. The Light Combat Aircraft Tejas is going to be the backbone of Indian Air Force in future.
  • While orders of 40 Tejas aircraft had been placed with HAL in initial configurations, DAC paved the way for the procurement of another 83 of the more advanced version of the aircraft from HAL.

Chief of the Air Staff: Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Defence Ministry signs contract for 16,479 Light Machine Guns for frontline troops with Israel Weapons Industries

  • The ministry said that it has signed a Rs 880 crore contract for the light machine guns with Israel Weapons Industries. “The Indian Armed Forces’ long-standing requirement of a modern state-of-the-art Light Machine Gun (LMG) has finally fructified.