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Indian Navy Commissions Sixth Dornier Aircraft Squadron

Indian Navy Commissions Sixth Dornier Aircraft Squadron

The Indian Naval Air Squadron 314, called the Raptors, was commissioned by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral MS Pawar. The Squadron is strategically located in the city of Porbandar, Gujarat. This will give a boost to coastal security near the sea border with Pakistan.

Highlights

  • The Squadron 314, called Raptors, will operate with four newly inducted, next-generation Dornier Aircrafts.
  • Commissioning of Squadron 314 marks yet another milestone towards enhancing maritime security.
  • It will also enhance surveillance in the North Arabian Sea.
  • Owing to its strategic location, the Squadron will act as the first responder in this crucial region.

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