India’s indigenous supersonic fighter jet Tejas will for the first time participate in aerial displays during the five-day Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia.
In a high stakes sales pitch, two Tejas fighter jets have arrived here with a team of 50 and are ready to demonstrate the LCA’s maneuverability and handling along with aerobatics in Langkawi at the exhibition beginning March 26.
“India’s indigenous supersonic Light Combat Aircraft(LCA)-Tejas & the world’s lightest supersonic fighter which has already joined IAF, is for the 1st time taking part in aerial displays during 05 day Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition,” the IAF said on its official Twitter handle.
This will serve as a foundation for any future interaction with the Malaysian Air Force. It will also provide an opportunity to RMAF to assess the capabilities of LCA, an official statement said.
Today was the final practice session before the opening display for LIMA 2019, commencing 26th March 2019. IAF’s Tejas (LCA) during the practice session today at Langkawi International Airport, Malaysia,” the IAF tweeted.
The Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo (LIMA-2019) is planned in Langkawi, Malaysia from March 26 to March 30, which will provide an opportunity to the IAF air-warriors to interact with their Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) counterparts and foster close relationship between the two services.