The merits of Tejas, which arrived to participate in an exercise for the first time, attracted the attention of the whole world. Many countries like Malaysia and Argentina are already convinced of the merits of Tejas.
LCA Tejas, one of the big identities of self-reliant India, reached Dubai for the first time to participate in a foreign exercise. The Indian Air Force gave information about the departure of this multi-role fighter plane to Dubai. The indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will take part in the multilateral air exercise. This is the first time that LCA Tejas participated in an international flight exercise outside India. Exercise Desert Flag is a multilateral air exercise that saw the participation of air forces from UAE, France, Kuwait, Australia, UK, Bahrain, Morocco, Spain, Republic of Korea and the US. The Air Force said in a statement that the aim of the exercise is to participate in diverse combat programs and learn from various Air Force exercises.
The merits of Tejas, which arrived to participate in an exercise for the first time, attracted the attention of the whole world. Many countries like Malaysia and Argentina are already convinced of the merits of Tejas. multilateral air exercise 2 C 17 Globe Master 3 aircraft also arrived along with five Tejas aircraft representing the Indian Air Force in Desert Flag 8. The exercise is to be held from February 27 to March 17. According to an Indian Air Force statement, a contingent of 110 Air Warriors arrived at Al Dafra air base in the United Arab Emirates to participate in the Desert Flag 8 exercise.
Tejas was to make its debut in an aerial exercise abroad last year. It was scheduled to participate in the multinational air exercise Cobra Warrior 22 at Waddington, UK from March 6 to 27, 2022. However, the exercise was canceled due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The LCA has participated in several air shows abroad, but has never participated in a combat exercise in a foreign country.