Indian Defence Ministry to buy 83 fighter jets for Indian Air Force

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Indian Defence Ministry to buy 83 fighter jets for Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI - Indian Defence Ministry had cleared the proposal to buy 83 fighter jets from defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd

Setting the ball rolling for the procurement of 83 Tejas light combat aircraft, the Indian Air Force has issued the request for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition, official sources said on Wednesday.

The Defence Ministry had cleared the proposal to buy 83 fighter jets from defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.

HAL has produced the jets indigenously.