NEW DELHI (Aug 5): India’s Federal Defence Ministry on Friday said it has offered to sell 18 indigenously-developed Tejas light combat aircraft to Malaysia.
The Ministry said six other countries, namely Argentina, Australia, Egypt, the United States, Indonesia and the Philippines, have also shown interest in the single-engine fighter jet, reported Xinhua.
Last year, the Indian government approved the purchase of 73 Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 Tejas Mk-1 trainer aircraft at a cost of over US$6 billion from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a defence public sector undertaking (PSU) under India’s Defence Ministry.
- Sweden pitches Gripen as ‘extremely cost effective’ option for India’s fighter jet programme
- Nigerian fighter jet strikes refugees, aid workers in Borno
- Tejas, India's indigenous supersonic fighter, likely contender for Malaysia's LCA programme
- After Tejas, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Fly Sortie On Rafale In France Next Week
- Kashmir conflict: Pakistan returns captured pilot to India
- Ambassador cites Gripen jet as ‘cost-effective’ option for India
- Nuclear fears abound after India-Pakistan military escalation
- Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric
- KTM Sales In India For October 2019: 125 Duke & RC Emerge As Best-Selling Models
- Indian Aerospace Firm Offers to Build 40 More BrahMos-Equipped Su-30MKIs
- Trump says US will not sell Turkey F-35s after Russian missile defense system purchase
- Stocks in the news: DHFL, IPCA Labs, Jet Airways, HDFC and Alkem Labs
- HAL-BAE Manufactured Combat Hawk Finds No Takers in India
- Taste of freedom: Gran who escaped death by hanging after being acquitted of smuggling ice into Malaysia of says she plans on celebrating by eating a VERY special meal
- Govt mulls selling BP to foreign and private firms
- Films from South India rule international market in 2017, Mersal continues dream run
- India seeks to buy US helicopters worth Rs 13,500 crore
- Now that's rags to riches!: Meet the British entrepreneur, 31, who built a BILLION pound firm selling £15 dresses
- Rebalancing India's trade and market access after RCEP move
- India Seeks Russian Missiles, Launchers Worth $1.3 bn in Wake of Dogfight With Pakistan
India offers to sell 18 Tejas fighter jets to Malaysia have 317 words, post on www.theedgemarkets.com at August 6, 2022. This is cached page on Business News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.