Navy to commission its third UAV squadron today


The third Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) squadron of the Indian Navy will be commissioned in the naval air station in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

The Squadron would be commissioned by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command today.

The squadron, which would operate aircraft with advanced sensors, long endurance and ability to provide stand-off surveillance, will be controlled by Eastern Naval Command and would be located at INS Parundu, strategically located straddling Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, a Navy release said.

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