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Sea Harriers de-inducted, MiG29K inducted in Indian Navy
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 5/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Panaji: The Indian Navy de-inducted it's iconic fighter plane, the Sea Harrier FRS, and inducted the new MiG29K fighter planes at a formal ceremony at its naval station in Goa on Wednesday.

The British-manufactured Sea Harriet's FRS, which have been the mainstay of the Indian Navy, since their induction in 1983 and were stationed onboard the INS Vikrant, will now be replaced by the Russian MiG 29Ks, which are all-weather carrier-based multirole fighter aircraft.

The MiG 29Ks will now be part of the Indian Navy's INAS 300 squadron, which have in the past been equipped with Seahawks and subsequently the Sea Harriers FRS.

Among those present at the ceremony at Goa's INS Hansa base were Admiral R.K.Dhovan and retired Admiral Arun Prakash.


Sea Harriers de-inducted, MiG29K inducted in Indian Navy


भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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