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P8I Plane (Archive)
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On Wednesday, considered one of 4 Posayaden 8i maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare plane acquired by the Indian Navy beneath the US $ 1.1 billion protection cope with the US was acquired. Official sources gave this data.
Sources stated the aircraft is supplied with state-of-the-art sensors and the aircraft landed at Goa’s main naval base INS Hans.
The Indian Navy already has eight P-8I plane deployed to observe Chinese language ships and submarines within the Indian Ocean.
In 2016, the Ministry of Protection ordered the acquisition of 4 extra plane of this sort. Final yr, the federal government accepted the acquisition of a cargo of six extra P-8I plane.
In a serious enhance to its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the Indian Navy right now acquired its ninth P-8I surveillance plane (file photograph) at Goa Naval Air Base. The plane delivered right now is the primary of four extra plane ordered by India after the preliminary order of eight was accomplished. pic.twitter.com/L3b8wa4eN2
– ANI (@ANI) November 18, 2020