*NEW DELHI - Indian Air Force Chief announces to induct 5 new squadrons of fighter jets soon, Media reported on Wednesday.*
Indian Air Force Chief, RKS Bhadauria said India will induct five new squadrons of indigenous built fighter jets soon. He said that the force was committed to the indigenous development of weapons and aircraft in consonance with Make in India initiative.
The Air Chief at the occasion also apprised that the IAF is looking to induct 5 squadrons of LCA Tejas in the near future, ANI has reported.
Asserting that the IAF was on the path to modernisation, Air Chief said, "However, to achieve true strategic autonomy, we need to focus on design and manufacturing.
I would like to put on record that the IAF is fully committed towards the indigenous development of high technology hardware in consonance with Make in India."