a onblur=”try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}” href=”http://bp3.blogger.com/_RRbP6fpJWAc/SEEl_GNYnyI/AAAAAAAAAjI/oorr_5V1gV0/s1600-h/tejas.jpg”img style=”margin: 0pt 10px 10px 0pt; float: left; cursor: pointer;” src=”http://bp3.blogger.com/_RRbP6fpJWAc/SEEl_GNYnyI/AAAAAAAAAjI/oorr_5V1gV0/s320/tejas.jpg” alt=”” id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5206484410145742626″ border=”0″ //aTejas, the Light Combat Aircraft being developed by the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO), is in the final stages of testing and expected to be launched by 2010, the organization’s Chief Controller W Selvaraj said today. “It is in the final stages of testing and by 2010 it is expected to be launched,” he said here while speaking at a review meeting of the DRDO Anna University and Sri Ramachandra University which jointly collaborated to set up an Ramp;D Centre in Medical Technology.p “After LCAs are launched, the MiG-21 fighters will be gradually phased out,” the Chief Controller said. The Defence Ministry has allotted Rs 105,600 crore as the annual budget and out of that, six per cent has been allotted to DRDO, he said./p From the allotted six per cent (around Rs 6,000 crore) 35 per cent goes to strategic defence, 15 per cent goes to human resource department of DRDO, 15 per cent goes to equipment and maintenance while the remaining 35 per cent goes to Ramp;D, he said.br /br /Sources: a href=”http://in.news.yahoo.com/pti/20080530/r_t_pti_nl_general/tnl-tejas-to-be-launched-by2010-114a2da.html”Yahoo! News/a and a href=”http://www.saharasamay.com/samayhtml/articles.aspx?newsid=99877″SAHARA Samay/a

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