Connect with us

Featured

Indian Air Force Plans Israeli Spice Smart Bombs for HAL Tejas: Israel Media

Published

on

The Indian Air Force plans to include more Israeli weapons and missiles in all its fighter jets, including the indigenous HAL Tejas, meant for light combat. The HAL Tejas is Indian Air Force’s first indigenous supersonic, multirole light fighter jet, which is being equipped with latest Israeli Spice Smart Bombs.

According to the Israeli media and EurAsian Times, the Indian Air Force will be testing the advanced Israeli developed systems on HAL Tejas and explore its integration potential with the light combat aircraft. IHLS, an Israeli news website specialising in security and technology claimed that the Indian Air Force will test air to air missiles and air to ground weapons systems on the LCA Tejas.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is already testing the Israeli missiles on one of the squadrons of the LCA Tejas fighter jets. The IHLS claimed that the Israeli Rafael Spice Smart bombs are also being tested by the IAF on its fighters. The Israeli Rafael Spice Smart bombs GPS or other navigation systems to destroy targets with precision.

As reported by EurAsian Times earlier, Tejas is a four plus generation combat fighter which is nearing its final operational clearance. The HAL Tejas in April test fired the 118 kg Israeli Rafael 1 Derby Air To Air Beyond Visual Range Missile from the second time near Goa. The first test of the Derby missile by Tejas was conducted in a RADAR based mode on May 12, 2017.

The IAF after the operational clearance will induct 324 Tejas fighter jets into service. This will make up for the falling squadron strength in the Indian air force. In July 2017, two Tejas fighters were inducted into service by the IAF.

The Tejas LCA fighters are meant to be developed for the Indian Air Force as well as the Indian Navy. DRDO is already working on the advanced versions of the Tejas fighters known as the Tejas Mark II jets.

More News at EurAsian Times

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

Cold-War Cold-War
Featured13 mins ago

Why World War-3 Could Be The Messiest Conflict In The History Of Mankind?

WORLD WAR: The beginning towards the end seems to have started as Armenia and Azerbaijan have gone to war. Azerbaijan...

INDIA-CHINA INDIA-CHINA
Europe3 hours ago

Like India, Greece To Equip Its Rafale Fighter Jets With HAMMER Missiles?

HAMMER (Highly Agile and Manoeuvrable Munition Extended Range) missiles are air to ground precision-guided missiles developed by Safran Electronics &...

F-15EX-india F-15EX-india
Americas13 hours ago

Forget F-16s & F-35s, This Is The World’s Deadliest Fighter Jet With 100 Kills, Without A Single Loss

Over the years, the United States has developed a strategic military partnership with Israel by equipping them with the world’s...

putin-russia putin-russia
EurAsian Region15 hours ago

Russian Sukhoi Su-34 Jet Displays ‘Path-Breaking’ Capabilities; Makes Its First Flight Into The Stratosphere

Russian fighter-bomber aircraft Su-34 carried out a night-time combat exercise reaching to the heights of 15 kilometers at lower stratospheric...

Putin-Macron Putin-Macron
Europe17 hours ago

French President Emmanuel Macron Blames Azerbaijan For Starting Conflict With Armenia

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday voiced solidarity with Armenia amid its conflict with Azerbaijan over disputed Upper Karabakh region....

Israel-Turkey Israel-Turkey
Europe20 hours ago

Greece Turning Into Another Israel: The Way US Backed Israel, EU Is Supporting Greece – Turkish Experts

With growing military confrontations in the Eastern Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey, several European Union (EU) nations have got itself...

Indian-Flag Indian-Flag
Featured20 hours ago

200,000 Muslim Children Disappeared From Uttarakhand Overnight: Another Smear Campaign Or Truth?

A news is getting viral on WhatsApp and Social media in India which EurAsian Times has access to. The news...

INDIA-CHINA-WAR INDIA-CHINA-WAR
Asia Pacific21 hours ago

How India, China Conflict In Ladakh Is Becoming A ‘Test Platform’ For Drone Technology?

In a bid to compete with one another, India and China have been deploying their heavy weaponry and latest armaments...

India-Pakistan ties India-Pakistan ties
Featured22 hours ago

Pakistan Slams India For “Illegally” Freezing Amnesty’s Bank Accounts

Pakistan’s foreign minister – Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday lamented India “illegally” freezing Amnesty International’s bank accounts and called on...

PAK-DA-RUSSIA PAK-DA-RUSSIA
Featured1 day ago

Russia, China or The US: Which Country’s Air Force Operates The World’s Fastest Fighter Jets?

Ahead of the dawn of sixth-generation fighter jets including Britain’s “Tempest”, US’ secret fighter under NGAD program, and proposed Russian...

Advertisement