Navy celebrates 60 years of its oldest air squadron


The Indian Navy’s first Naval Air Squadron 550 celebrated its diamond jubilee at Naval Base in Kochi on Tuesday. The squadron has flown 14 different types of aircraft starting with the Sea Land to the Dornier maritime reconnaissance aircraft.

The squadron has been part of several operations, from the 1971 Indo-Pak War to Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations during the December 2004 Tsunami, Cyclone Ockhi in 2017 and the 2018 Kerala floods. Read more

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