Light Combat Aircraft Tejas gets the green light for manufacture in enhanced, battle standard format

On December 31, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas quietly progressed towards manufacture in an enhanced, battle standard format.A new ‘limited’ clearance from Centre for Military Airworthiness & Certification (CEMILAC), a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation, for the fighter aircraft green-lights its production in a superior lethal version, multiple sources associated with the LCA programme confirmed.Hindustan Aeronautics Limted (HAL), which is mandated to produce the LCA for the Indian Air Force (IAF), aims to get the first aircraft out in late 2019 in the just-cleared standard

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/improved-light-combat-aircraft-gets-green-light-for-production/article25904773.ece

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