Mat 18:Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, during his visit to Mumbai undertook a sortie on the Indian Navy P8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft.
During the mission, long-range surveillance, electronic warfare, imagery intelligence, ASW missions, and Search & Rescue capabilities employing the state-of-the-art mission suite and sensors were demonstrated.
The induction of P8I aircraft commencing 2013, has significantly enhanced the Indian Navy’s persistent surveillance operations in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
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