Cabinet Committee on Security approves Tejas Mark-2 Project
- The CCS has sanctioned 6,500 crore rupees for designing and developing of Tejas Mark-2 fighter jet with prototypes, flight testing, and certification.
- The allocation comes in addition to the existing 2500 crore rupees sanctioned to HAL.
- The advanced version of Tejas LCA will feature a series of additions to its flight and fight capabilities.
- The payload capacity of the Tejas Mark-2 jet will be four tonnes as compared to three tonnes of the existing version.