5 women officers of the Navy created history, completed maritime surveillance mission for the first time

Women are no longer behind men in any field. For the first time, women officers of the Indian Navy have independently completed a maritime surveillance mission in the North Arabian Sea. Five women officers of INS 314 of the Indian Navy posted at Naval Air Base Porbandar have completed this mission. 5 Navy Women Officers
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5 women officers of the Navy created history, completed maritime surveillance mission for the first time


Women are no longer behind men in any field. For the first time, women officers of the Indian Navy have independently completed a maritime surveillance mission in the North Arabian Sea. Five women officers of INS 314 of the Indian Navy posted at Naval Air Base Porbandar have completed this mission.

5 Navy Women Officers

The Captain Pilot of this mission was led by Mission Commander Lt. Commodore Aanchal Sharma and Pilots Lt. Shivangi and Lt. Apoorva Geete.

Tactical and Censor Officers Lt. Pooja and Lt. Pooja Shekhawat were an important part of this team.

According to the Indian Navy, five women officers of the Naval Air Enclave at Porbandar in the Navy have completed their first historic surveillance mission from a Dornier 228 in the North Arabian Sea.

These women officers have completed this mission on 3 August 2022.

INAS 314 is a frontline naval air squadron based at Porbandar, Gujarat and operates state-of-the-art Dornier 228 maritime reconnaissance aircraft.

The squadron is commanded by Commander SK Goel, a qualified Navigation Instructor.

In this regard, the Defense Ministry said in a statement that for this, women officers received months of ground training and extensive mission briefings before this historic flight.

The Defense Ministry said that the Indian Navy has been at the forefront of transforming the armed forces.