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INAS 314

6th August, 2022 Security

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Context:  Indian Navy’s women officers have created history after they completed the first-ever all-women independent maritime reconnaissance and surveillance mission in the North Arabian Sea onboard a Dornier 228 aircraft.



  • The INAS 314 is a frontline Naval Air Squadron based at Porbandar, Gujarat.
  • This “first-of-its-kind military flying mission” is expected to pave the way for women officers in the aviation cadre to assume greater responsibility and aspire for more challenging roles.