Indian Navy

India's third MH-60R completes pre-delivery testing

Lockheed Martin India announced on October 13 that the third Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk for the Indian Navy - serial IN753 - has completed pre-delivery testing ahead of schedule

Indian Navy leases Dornier 228 to Mauritius Coast Guard

An official ceremony was conducted at the Maritime Air Squadron of the Mauritius National Coast Guard at Plaisance/Sir Seewoosagur International Airport on September 13 to hand over a Passenger Variant Dornier on lease from the Indian Navy

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India’s first two MH-60Rs inducted into naval service

The navies of India and the US marked a historic milestone on July 16, when the first two Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission maritime utility helicopters were inducted into the Indian Naval Fleet during a ceremony at NAS North Island, California

Indian Navy receives tenth P-8I aircraft

The Indian Navy has received its tenth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft, the second delivered under an option contract for four additional units awarded by the Indian Ministry of Defence in 2016

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Indian MH-60Rs arrive at NAS North Island

The first two Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk maritime utility helicopters for the Indian Navy have been flown to NAS North Island at Naval Base Coronado in California, where Indian crews are now being trained on the type

Indian Navy receives tenth P-8I Neptune

Delivery of the tenth Boeing P-8I Neptune to the Indian Navy was completed on July 13, when the aircraft – serial IN329/N536DS (c/n 64891/8296), callsign ‘BOE232’ – arrived at INS Hansa in Goa-Dabolim

India’s purchase of six more P-8Is gains US approval

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of six Boeing P-8I Neptune maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of US$2.42bn

Indian Navy activates first Dhruv Mk III unit

Indian Naval Air Squadron 323 ‘Harriers’ has been formally commissioned as the first unit to operate the latest variant of the indigenously developed HAL Advanced Light Helicopter, otherwise known as the Dhruv Mk III

Indian Navy MH-60R completes first flight

The first production Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk for the Indian Navy has completed its maiden flight

Ninth Boeing P-8I Neptune arrives in India

Boeing announced on November 18 that it has delivered its ninth P-8I Neptune maritime patrol aircraft to the Indian Navy – the largest operator of the platform outside the US