Indian Air Force Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria arrived at Colombo on Wednesday to attend the 70th-anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF).
As part of his two-day visit, the IAF chief attended the inaugural ceremony on March 3 during which a flypast and aerobatic display were scheduled. “The air show at Galle Face, Colombo also saw participation by an IAF contingent comprising Suryakiran and Sarang aerobatic display teams and Tejas LCA,” said an IAF statement.
The participation of Tejas is significant as India is looking at the fighter jet as a potential export option. India has listed out 156 defence equipment that has been cleared for exports which include the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, artillery guns, battle tanks and missiles, anti-tank mines, and explosives.
The exhaustive list includes 19 aeronautical systems, 41 armament, and combat systems, 4…