Farewell to the Sea Harrier and Induction of Mig-29K Aircraft in INAS 300

The illustrious and unique Sea Harriers of Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS 300) were given a befitting farewell in a function organised at INS Hansa, Goa.  The function was attended by Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command, serving and retired Officers and Men of the Indian …

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Shore Based Test Facility Commissioned at Goa

India, on 28th Jan, joined yet another elite group of nations when the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) was commissioned for Indian Navy at INS Hansa, Goa. This is the third such facility in the world, after the United States and Ukraine. SBTF is primarily used for flight testing of naval aircraft that operate from aircraft carriers. Initially conceptualised for …

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Royal Navy warship, HMS Bulwark, docks at Mormugao

A Royal Navy ship, HMS Bulwark (L 15), arrived on a diplomatic visit to Goa on 06 Nov 13. After interacting with the Indian Navy at Goa, HMS Bulwark departed on 10 Nov 13. The magnificient warship, carrying a crew of almost 500 personnel, was berthed at Mormugao Port. The ship is an Assault Helicopter carrier Landing Platform Dock (LPD). …

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