Which missiles can Tejas carry?

Which missiles can Tejas carry?

The Tejas weapon suite consists of I-Derby ER and Astra beyond visual range air-to-air missiles and R-73, Python-5 and ASRAAM close combat missiles.

Is Tejas nuclear capable?

Furthermore, after India’s nuclear tests in May 1998, Washington imposed sanctions on New Delhi. The Tejas received the initial operational clearance in December 2013, and the IAF acquired the first aircraft with final operational clearance in 2019.

How many Tejas jets India have?

In February 2021, at a ceremony in Bengaluru, HAL signed a $6.58 billion contract to deliver 73 new Tejas Mk1A LCA jets and 10 new Tejas Mk1 two-seat training jets to the IAF. The Indian Air Force Tejas performs at the opening ceremony of the Singapore Air Show on February 15, 2022.

How much payload can Tejas carry?

The range and endurance of the Tejas Mk-2 will be boosted. It will be equipped with canards and be capable of carrying a payload of 6,500 kg. This is about double the payload capacity of the LCA Tejas, which could handle 3,500 kg. The Tejas Mk-2 will be guided by the Uttam AESA radar, a ‘Made in India’ product.

What is status of Tejas mk2?

HAL Tejas Mk2

Tejas Mark 2/Medium Weight Fighter
First flight 2023 (planned)
Introduction 2026 (planned)
Status Prototype under construction
Primary user Indian Air Force (intended)

What is the range of Tejas?

1,864 miHAL Tejas / Range

Is Tejas mk2 5th generation?

The AMCA is a 5th generation-plus fighter, which would have a multitude of technologies borne out of the indigenous production of Tejas Mk-II and other contracts under `Make in India’. We expect the AMCA development to take place in a time-frame of next 15 years.

Can Tejas replace Jaguar?

India’s New Fighter Tejas MK2 is ready for trial, will replace MiG-29, Mirage and Jaguar.