SOURCE: AARAV SHARMA/ FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG
Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, AOC-in-C, Eastern Air Command has again confirmed after few doubters questioned if Nambiar made a positive statement for LCA-Tejas Mk1 only to support the indigenous program on Twitter. Nambiar responded by saying ” No…. I was just stating facts… The Tejas has a few teathing problems….Weapon delivery accuracy is thankfully NOT one of them!.. I’m proud to be the oldest serving member of Team Tejas!”
Nambiar in his piece written for a ” Salute ” Indian defense magazine had said that in LCA-Tejas Mk1 had emerged with the best range scores in terms of best weapon delivery by any aircraft fielded in the Gagan Shakti 2018.
Best Score in terms of Air to Ground weapons delivery in high-intensity air exercise by LCA-Tejas Mk1 outscoring established platforms like Jaguars, Mirage-2000 and Sukhoi-Su-30MKI had raised few doubters . But after repeat confirmation by the senior most ranking official from Indian air force . Will finally force critics of LCA-Tejas Mk1 to back off.