Tejas Could Win The Malaysian Fighter Jet Tender ?? #tejas_fighter_jet #india #Indian_air_Force ✈️

Tejas Could Win The Malaysian Fighter Jet Tender ?? #tejas_fighter_jet #india #Indian_air_Force ✈️

malaysia’s air force is in urgent need of new and modern combat aircraft as well as its ageing fighter fleet need upgrades according to malaysian air force chief general affendi buing said 40 of the country’s combat fleet which includes british american and russian planes need urgent upgrades as a result the country issued a global tender to buy a wide range of aircraft including fighter trainers and medium-range combat aircraft the royal malaysian air force plans to order a specific number of combat jets in two stages to cover operational and combat requirement shortfalls along with india’s multi-role lca tejas the swedish gripen pakistan’s chinese-made jf-17 jet and the south korean f50 are among the aircraft in the running according to the article fa-50 and tedges emerged as the top contenders in the contest which of the two aircraft could emerge winner in malaysia fa-50 the fa-50 is a light combat aircraft manufactured by korea aerospace industries for the republic of korea air force it is a light combat version of kai t-50 golden eagle supersonic advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft the indigenously developed kai fa-50 light attack aircraft replaced the republic of korea air forces aging fighter fleet of f5e and a37 aircraft the fa-50 also strengthens the defense capability of the republic of korea air force the fa 50 measures 13.14 meters in length 9.45 meters in width and 4.82 meters in height the empty weight of the aircraft is 6.47 tonne it can take off with a maximum gross weight of 12.3 tonne and its top speed is 1838 kilometers per hour mach 1.5 lca tedges during its 2019 air show participation in malaysia attracted the attentions of the then malaysian prime minister mahathir mohammad where he first saw the aircraft’s cockpit and was apparently pleased by its technology and design india and malaysia have similar operational needs and weapon types with both countries using considerable russian and nato systems in terms of military policy and defense technology the two countries are almost identical and if it chooses tedges it will provide malaysia an advantage which can handle both russian and western weapon systems with both countries operating a mix of fighter aircraft from both blocks it will be difficult for the malaysian air force to overlook tedges especially because india is claimed to be selling the latest version of mk1a which includes contemporary aesa radar updated avionics and the capacity to integrate a range of weaponry the fighter also has a self-protection jammer radar warning receiver and external ecm pod as well as improved maneuverability aerodynamics maintainability and pilot survivability tejas measures 13.2 meters its wingspan is 8.2 meters and 4.4 meters in height the empty weight of the aircraft is 6560 kilograms and it can take off with a maximum weight of 13 500 kilograms payload capacity 5.3 tons and its top speed is 2205 kilometers per hour mach 1.6 to sweeten the deal india has agreed to build a maintenance repair and overhaul facility in malaysia to assure the aircraft’s high availability experts believe at approximately 42 million dollars per unit tejas is an economical choice for royal malaysian air force because it adds a wide variety of modern capabilities to a multi-role fighter and has an operational edge in many ways
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Tejas Could Win The Malaysian Fighter Jet Tender  ?? #tejas_fighter_jet #india #Indian_air_Force ✈️

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