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Q.  Hindustan Aeronautics Limited handed over the first two indigenously designed and manufactured light combat aircrafts to the Indian Air Force in 2016. What is the name of these new combat aircrafts?

a. Marut
b. Garud
c. Tejas
d. Pushpak


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Tejas is an Indiansingle-seat, single-jet engine,multirole light fighter designed by the Aeronautical Development Agency(ADA) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL) for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. It came from the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme, which began in the 1980s to replace India's ageing MiG-21 fighters. In 2003, the LCA was officially named "Tejas.
 

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