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India to deploy Tejas aircraft on the western front by mid of this year (likely Srinagar)

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India to deploy Tejas aircraft on the western front by mid of this year
Published May 8, 2021 |

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will start deploying indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas on the western front by mid this year from their home base in Sulur, Tamil Nadu. The LCA Tejas temporarily had deployed in the western front close to the Pakistan border to take care of any possible action by the adversary there last year but that not permanent.

Recently LCA-Tejas test-fired Python-5 Close Combat missile and also ready has cleared use of R-73 and Derby air to air missile and same will also be upgraded on the first squadron before they are cleared to operate from front line base. Astra Mk1 Air to air missile is one of the missiles that everyone is eagerly waiting to be cleared for the LCA-Tejas program but it might take some time to become operational due to the limited production rate of the missile system.

Second squadron at the home base in Sulur, Tamil Nadu. with more aircraft in the pipeline to be delivered in the next two months, the first squadron will move to the western front base to make space for the second squadron. FOC variant of the Second squadron is likely to be posted at Srinagar Air force Base to replace the Mig-21 squadron at the Air force station.
 

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There,is a growing confidence in tejas now it can use both the,Derby and python 5 missles. it has,helmet mounted display and the best flight control and radar cross,section in air Force bar Rafale.
no surprise it's moved to pak border
 

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India to deploy Tejas aircraft on the western front by mid of this year
Published May 8, 2021 |

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will start deploying indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas on the western front by mid this year from their home base in Sulur, Tamil Nadu. The LCA Tejas temporarily had deployed in the western front close to the Pakistan border to take care of any possible action by the adversary there last year but that not permanent.

Recently LCA-Tejas test-fired Python-5 Close Combat missile and also ready has cleared use of R-73 and Derby air to air missile and same will also be upgraded on the first squadron before they are cleared to operate from front line base. Astra Mk1 Air to air missile is one of the missiles that everyone is eagerly waiting to be cleared for the LCA-Tejas program but it might take some time to become operational due to the limited production rate of the missile system.

Second squadron at the home base in Sulur, Tamil Nadu. with more aircraft in the pipeline to be delivered in the next two months, the first squadron will move to the western front base to make space for the second squadron. FOC variant of the Second squadron is likely to be posted at Srinagar Air force Base to replace the Mig-21 squadron at the Air force station.
Has an Indian pilot actually dared to fly it or is it another Indian fantasy?
 

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You don't need to "dare" to fly it as it's not like your thunder teyara with celebrated record of crashes.
it's,the old Smokey engines,from.russia they used on the first 120 thunders.
they went for low cost options by paying 2 or 3 million per engine rather than go for French or british engine which was double the cost but twice as efficient..
they cut corners,on flight control and just using alloy airframe so now fatigue sets in earlier.
these,first 120.thunders are stuck with these shortcoming barring a 5 year programme to change them at cost of over the 10 to 15 million each to upgrade

well.at least the 30 new thunders,in block 3 will be better and get a full hmd and hobs missles which are vital in dog fighting
 

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