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Indian Navy's Sea Hawk P-8I Poseidon Protects The Nation
In recent months, there’s been an increase in the Chinese navy’s forays into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
The Indian Navy (IN) has regularly deployed its advanced long-range maritime patrol aircraft, the US-made Boeing P-8I Poseidon, to track their movement. The IN has eight P-8I planes, capable of mounting anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (AsuW), intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
Here’s all about them:
How India Procured the P-8I
The IN has used the P-8I to keep a sharp eye on its maritime frontiers, particularly as the Chinese navy increases its presence in the IOR. The warplane’s versatile multi-mission capabilities make it among the IN’s five most powerful weapons that keep India safe.