The deal to be signed in the next few days with HAL would strengthen the Indian Air Force's fleet of homegrown fighter jet 'LCA-Tejas' and overall combat capability.
Tejas is an indigenous fourth generation tailless compound delta-wing aircraft. The aircraft is equipped with fly-by-wire flight control system, integrated digital avionics, multimode radar and its structure is made out of composite material.
Fuel tank of a Tejas aircraft which was on a sortie fell in an agricultural field in the outskirts of Chennai on Tuesday. It created three-foot crater into the ground