INAS 312 Squadron Clocks 40000 Hours of Operations

Indian Navy

New Delhi: INAS 312 squadron operating P8I aircraft based at Arakkonam clocks 40,000 hrs as the aircraft complete a decade of diverse Naval Operations.

The first P8I landed at INS Rajali on May 15, 2013 with Capt H S Jhajj as the first Commanding Officer. INAS 312, popularly known as ‘Albatross’ has been at the forefront of all Naval Operations.

P8I over the last 10 years spearheaded operations in all three dimensions – air, surface & sub-surface. The Squadron has been rendering yeoman service, safeguarding national interests being the first responder in IOR.