Weapons trials of upgraded LCA Tejas in final stages

  Trials of upgraded LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Tejas are conducted in the Pokhran field firing range. The aircraft is being tested on various parameters from the last two days. DRDO and air force officials were present in the range during trials. HAL has introduced new features in the engine…

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India will soon have a 5th Gen Stealth Fighter rivaling the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning-II

  India will soon have a combat aircraft rivaling Lockheed Martin's F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II of the United States of America, China's Chengdu J-20 and Russian Sukhoi Su-57. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on Tuesday announced that the development of 5th Generation…

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HAL asks union, seeking wage revision, to call off strike in national interest

  Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd asked its labor union to call off a proposed indefinite strike, set to begin October 14 against a deadlock in negotiations over a pending wage revision, keeping in view national interest and the setback the company will face should the union follow through. The All India…

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HAL’s HTT 40 Trainer aircraft completes six-turn spin test, now awaits FOC

  The State-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) does it again. HTT-40 (Basic trainer aircraft) has successfully demonstrated critical six-turn spin test capability and is going to seek FOC (Final Operation Clearance). In September, it had completed the right spin capability. Top officials of the company confirmed “All the spin behavior…

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Naval variant of LCA Tejas achieve another milestone during its test flight

  The naval variant of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas on Sunday achieved another milestone. The Prototype-2 of the indigenous fighter aircraft was tested for operation from aircraft carriers at the Shore Based Test Facility INS Hansa, Goa. The aircraft was launched off the ski jump at 04.21 pm and…

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