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@livefist Which is exactly what the article says, if you go back and read it again. The stalling of Tejas Mark 1 shuts down the development (specially tail hook and levcons) essential for a fighter that meets the navy’s requirements. Time lines indicate that wud have to be the Mark 2.
RT @ajaishukla: The Naval Tejas light combat aircraft has ground to a halt. No prototype has taken off for over eight months now. The navy…
The six intrepid women naval officers who are sailing around the world in a sail ship, INSV Tarini, have entered Port Stanley, in the Falkland Islands, over which the United Kingdom and Argentina fought a war in 1982. Have a good port visit, and safe passage through the Atlantic. https://t.co/0kdOE3m6GT
@livefist @indiannavy @manoharparrikar Verbatim from CNS, Admiral Lanba: "The IAC-I is designed to operate the MiG-29K and the LCA. We need a deck-based fighter for IAC-1 also." [and] "We have supported the LCA Navy project and we continue to." [and] "[Funding] is linked to milestone achievements by the project".
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