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Made in India Tejas better than China-Pak's JF-17 fighter jet: IAF Chief

DNA Friday, 15 January 2021
IAF Chief Bhadauria called it a big step for military aviation that would set up the entire ecosystem and give a boost to the indigenous industry.
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News video: Huge step for country, IAF: RKS Bhadauria on CCS approval for 83 LCA Tejas fighter jets

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Indian Air Force chief, RKS Bhadauria called the CCS approval for 83 LCA Tejas fighter jets, a huge step for IAF capability building and boosting the indigenous industry. "It is a huge step for IAF capability building. It is also a big boost to our indigenous industry. It is also a big recognition of...

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