Saturday, May 11, 2013

INS Vikramaditya Nowhere In Sight, While MiG-29Ks Commissioned Into The Indian Navy, On Diamond Jubilee Of Indian Naval Aviation At INS Hansa !!

Hansa by Chindits
Hansa, a photo by Chindits on Flickr.
Defence Minister A K Antony today commissioned MiG-29 K Black Panther squadron into the Indian Navy in Goa.

The commissioning was held at INS Hansa which would be the base for Black Panther squadron along with other fighter aircraft squadrons of Indian Navy.

The squadron initially comprising 16 aircraft would be known as IANS 303.

The aircraft were inducted into the Indian Navy in February 2010 following which it underwent trials before the actual commissioning.

PTI

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