Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate Hindustan Aeronautics Restricted’s Tejas Mild Fight Plane’s second manufacturing line on Tuesday, in keeping with HAL officers. The occasion comes a day earlier than the opening of the Aero India 2021, the nation’s premier aerospace and Defence exhibition at Air Power Station, Yelahanka on Wednesday.
The supply of the Tejas LCA to the Indian Air Power below a Rs 48,000-crore deal will start from March 2024 and round 16 plane might be rolled out yearly until the completion of the whole provide of 83 jets, Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Aeronautics Restricted, R Madhavan stated not too long ago.
Mr Madhavan had additionally stated that quite a lot of international locations have proven eager curiosity in procurement of the Tejas plane and that the primary export order is prone to come by within the subsequent couple of years.
The Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 13 had authorised the deal to obtain 73 Tejas Mk-1A variants and ten LCA Tejas Mk-1 coach plane from the HAL to spice up the Indian Air Power’s fight prowess.