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India to produce second line of fighter jets, says Air Chief Marshal

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha appears with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA is mulling manufacturing one more line of fighter aircraft to replenish its dwindling fleet and a decision in this regard is likely to be taken in a year’s time, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said on Friday (March 4). The Chief of Air Staff said the second line of fighter jets will be in addition to light combat aircraft Tejas and 36 Rafale planes that India will procure from France. “Definitely they (government) are thinking to set up one more line of fighter aircraft in a year under the Make in India project so that the dwindling fighter aircraft…

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