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Tejas updates from Anantha Krishnan on his show

-HAL has delivered 6 FOC fighters to the IAF.
- Delivered fighters are SP-20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 (IAF registration numbers LA-5017, LA-5018, LA-5019, LA-5020, LA-5021, LA-5022)
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-27 and 28 are in flight testing as of now
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-29 and 30 are in final stages of production
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-31, 32, 33, 34 are in various stages of equipping
- SP-35, 36 will join after that but their current status of build was not disclosed.
 

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Tejas updates from Anantha Krishnan on his show

-HAL has delivered 6 FOC fighters to the IAF.
- Delivered fighters are SP-20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 (IAF registration numbers LA-5017, LA-5018, LA-5019, LA-5020, LA-5021, LA-5022)
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-27 and 28 are in flight testing as of now
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-29 and 30 are in final stages of production
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-31, 32, 33, 34 are in various stages of equipping
- SP-35, 36 will join after that but their current status of build was not disclosed.

Any news concerning the Mk. 2 prototype?
 

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Any news concerning the Mk. 2 prototype?
Tejas Mark II is likely to roll out by August-September of 2022 . The first high-speed trial of the jet will start in 2023 and we expect the production to start somewhere around 2025 as per last update in BR
 

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Fuselage of the last Tejas Mk1 FOC fighter (SP-36) seen on the assembly line floor.

From the sets of #HamaraTejasFlag of India shoot. #GuruKota in action at one of the ##LCA assembly lines of #HAL. The fuselage of last fighter from FOC block (SP-36) is seen. We've decided to change the show pattern for episodes 5 to 8, which will go live till December 1st week. #Avgeeks
 

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Tejas Mk1 FOC fighter conducting buddy refueling from a Su-30MKI.

Anantha Krishnan had already confirmed that all In flight refueling trials from a tanker and buddy refueling were completed.

 

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Tejas updates from Anantha Krishnan on his show

-HAL has delivered 6 FOC fighters to the IAF.
- Delivered fighters are SP-20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 (IAF registration numbers LA-5017, LA-5018, LA-5019, LA-5020, LA-5021, LA-5022)
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-27 and 28 are in flight testing as of now
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-29 and 30 are in final stages of production
- Tejas Mk1 fighters SP-31, 32, 33, 34 are in various stages of equipping
- SP-35, 36 will join after that but their current status of build was not disclosed.
J think Sp26 will be used as test bed for mk1A.
 

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Tejas Mk1 fighters to be integrated with French Sagem AASM Hammer PGMs.

Will be a great addition to the PGM capability of the Tejas Mk1/Mk1A. Costly but very capable and accurate stand-off bombs.

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