Monday, February 11, 2019

IAF's light combat aircraft Tejas to showcase multi-role capability at Vayushakti 2019

The Indian Air Force's (IAF) light combat aircraft Tejas will fly high showcasing its multi-role capability at the Vayushakti 2019 exercise on 16 February. The HAL Tejas is an Indian single-seat, single-jet engine, a multirole light fighter designed by the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.

The light combat aircraft integrates technologies such as relaxed static stability, fly-by-wire flight control system, advanced avionics, multi-mode radar and modern weapons.
Tejas together with its variants, is the smallest and lightest multirole supersonic fighter aircraft of its class. It is designed to carry a veritable plethora of air to air, air to surface, precision-guided and standoff weaponry. In the air to air arena, the Tejas carries long range beyond visual range weapons, with highly agile high off-boresight missiles to tackle any close combat threat. As per its specifications mentioned on its website, a wide variety of air to ground munitions and an extremely accurate navigation and attack system allow Tejas to prosecute surface targets over land or at sea with unparalleled accuracy.
Tejas will take to the skies along with Jaguar, Mi-17 V5 medium-lift attack helicopter and Asia's top fighter jet Sukhoi Su-30MKI during the IAF exercise.
11/02/19 Zee News

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