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Ultimate objective is to win future conflicts with home-made weapons: CDS Gen Rawat on 83 Tejas jets order

DNA Thursday, 14 January 2021 ()
The Cabinet Committee on Security approved the largest indigenous defence procurement deal worth Rs 48,000 cr to buy 83 LCA Tejas Mark1A fighter jets.
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News video: ‘LCA Tejas well ahead of Pakistan-China’s JF-17 aircraft’: IAF chief Bhadauria

‘LCA Tejas well ahead of Pakistan-China’s JF-17 aircraft’: IAF chief Bhadauria 03:57

Asserting that the made in India light combat aircraft Tejas is far better and advanced than the Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 fighter jets, Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria on Thursday said the latest Indian jet would be better equipped to carry out Balakot-type airstrikes. the Air Chief said the 83...

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Lauding the "sense of national pride" showcased by the Armed Forces during the decades-long military history of the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that with the acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL more than 50,000 job opportunities will be generated in the country. "I believe once a soldier, always a soldier. Society draws inspiration from the Veterans' of the armed forces. They have an important role to play in the society," said Defence Minister while addressing an event at IAF HQ Training Command. Watch the full video for more details.

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