Fighter Jet Current Affairs - 2020

First indigenous bio-jet fuel powered IAF aircraft lands successfully in Leh

The AN-32 aircraft of Indian Air Force powered with 10% blend of bio-jet fuel took off and landed successfully in Leh airport. Highlights This is the first time, bot the engines of an aircraft are powered with bio-jet fuel. Leh is located at an altitude of 10,682 feet above sea level and is one of Read More…

200 fighter jets to be acquired by Indian Air Force

The Government of India will acquire around 200 aircrafts. Of these 200, 83 fighter jets are LCA Tejas Mark 1A and are to be procured from HAL. The rest are to be procured based on Request for Proposals. Highlights The design of the fighter jets was finalized by HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited). HAL will start Read More…

LCA Tejas: The First Indigenous Aircraft to make an arrested Landing

On January 11, 2020, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas successfully landed on INS Vikramaditya. With this achievement, the LCA becomes the first aircraft to make an arrested landing on a naval ship. Highlights The DRDO (Defence Research Development Organisation) made LCA became the first indogenously made aircraft to land on an aircraft carrier. This Read More…

Kowsar: Iran unveils first domestically manufactured fighter jet

Iran has unveiled first domestically manufactured fighter jet nicknamed Kowsar. It was unveiled at defence show held in the capital city of Tehran. Kowsar It is fourth-generation fighter with advanced avionics and multi-purpose radar. It was 100% indigenously made in Iran. Its name Kowsar means river in paradise in Islam and also title of chapter Read More…

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