Tejas, The light combat aircraft HAL (LCA) is now inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) after wait of over three decades. Two of the light combat aircraft (HAL LCA) Tejas fighter jets, touted as the world’s smallest and lightest supersonic fighter, were handed over to the Air Force. They will be stationed in Bengaluru, as part of the first Tejas squadron called ‘Flying Daggers’.
“Congratulations to HAL & ADA for successful induction of the indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet, Moment of National pride. Indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet inducted into Air Force. Tejas will take our air strength to new heights” Manohar Parrikar
PM Shri Narendra Modi expresses pride and happiness over the induction of Tejas fighter jet
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed pride and happiness over the induction of Tejas fighter jet into the Air Force. Prime Minister also lauded Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) on the induction of Tejas.
“Induction of indigenously made Tejas fighter jet into the Air Force fills our hearts with unparalleled pride and happiness.
I laud HAL and ADA on the induction of Tejas fighter jet. This illustrates our skills and strengths to enhance indigenous defence manufacturing”, the Prime Minister said.
Reactions at light combat aircraft (HAL LCA) Tejas fighter jets induction into Indian Air Force (IAF)
More power to the Indian Air Force, supersonic fighterjet HAL #Tejas inducted into IAF.#tejaspic.twitter.com/LAG4BQd1oP
— ALL INDIA RADIO (@AkashvaniAIR) July 1, 2016
Congratulations to PM Shri @narendramodi and Defence Minister Shri @manoharparrikar on induction of #Tejas into the IAF. Proud Moment.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) July 1, 2016
Proud & Historic Moment as Flying daggers 45 take India’s home grown LCA #Tejas to the skies pic.twitter.com/vjKwnaUS0s
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) July 1, 2016
VIDEO: Light combat Aircraft #Tejas inducted into the Indian Air Forcehttps://t.co/XIkiNiOvJv
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