Indigenously built Tejas joins IAF

Indigenously built Tejas joins IAF

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-07-01 10:12 Bengaluru: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will today raise the first squadron of home-grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas with the induction of two aircraft into the force.State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will hand over the first two Tejas aircraft to the IAFwhich will make up the 'Flying Daggers' 45, the name of the first squadron of the LCA.It is reported that the aircrafts are likely to perform a sortie during the induction ceremony.The squadron will be based in Bengaluru for the first two years before being moved to Sulur in Tamil Nadu. (ANI)