Light Combat Aircraft “Tejas” performs in Aero India 2013 in Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru-PTI

Light Combat Aircraft “Tejas” performs in Aero India 2013 in Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru-PTI

Light Combat Aircraft “Tejas” performs in Aero India 2013 in Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru-PTI

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.