Defence acquisition council okays acquisition plan of 83 LCA Tejas

Out of total 20 initial operational clearance aircraft, 9 of them have been delivered by HAL to IAF

gn | August 9, 2018


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For production of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has received orders from Indian Air Force for 40 aircraft (20 initial operational clearance (IOC) standard and 20 final operational clearance (FOC) standard).

Besides, 40 LCA Tejas, the defence acquisition council has cleared the plan of acquisition of 83 LCA dMk1A aircraft with enhanced capabilities with active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, beyond visual range (BVR) missile, self-protection jammer (SPJ) and air-to-air refuelling (AAR) for which quotation has been submitted by HAL.

The value of 20 Tejas IOC aircraft contract is Rs 2701.70 crore which has been revised to Rs 2812.91 crore. Amendment in IOC contract has been sought for Rs 5362.17 crore as part of change order on account of changes in build standards for integration entailing procurement of additional line replaceable units (LRUs), raw materials, composite materials, bought out items and consumables, tooling.

The value of FOC contract for 20 Tejas aircraft is Rs 5989.39 crore.

Out of total 20 IOC aircraft, 9 of them have been delivered by HAL to IAF as of now.

Minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre gave a reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

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