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India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Faces Further Delays

The serial production of India’s first domestically designed and produced light fighter aircraft, the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), is facing additional delays as the Indian Air Force (IAF) has requested upgrades to exist systems and the incorporation of a new ones, sources within India’s state-owned aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics …

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de Havilland Vampire jet fighter

de Havilland Vampire jet fighter

Role: Fighter aircraft National origin: United Kingdom Manufacturer: The Havilland & English Electric First Flight: 20 September  1943 Introduction: 1946 Retired: 1979 Rhodesian Air Force Primary users: Royale Air Force & Royale Navy Number built: 3,268 Developed into: de Havilland Venom

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Lockheed P80A “Shooting Star” fighter jet

Lockheed P80A "Shooting Star" fighter jet

Name: Lockheed P80A “Shooting Star” fighter jet Manufacturer: Lockheed Corporation National origin: United States Role: Jet fighter First flight: 8 January 1944 Introduction: 1945 Status: Retired Primary users: the United States Air Force & United States Navy Number built: 1,715 Unit cost: US$110,000 in 1945 Variants: Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

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IAF TEJAS MISSES ANOTHER DEADLINE FOR BEING FULLY COMBAT-READY

IAF TEJAS MISSES ANOTHER DEADLINE FOR BEING FULLY COMBAT-READY 2

According to The Time of India Article published on Jul 9, 2018, Tejas misses June deadline for being fully combat-ready The indigenous Tejas fighter first approved way back in 1983, has missed yet another deadline to become fully combat-ready. After several target revisions, the government had repeatedly declared over the last couple of …

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