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Indian Navy gets 9th Poseidon 8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft from the US


  • The Indian Navy on 18 Nov received the 1st of the 4 Poseidon 8I maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from the US under a USD 1.1 billion deal. 
  • The aircraft, equipped with the latest sensors, landed at INS Hansa, a key naval base in Goa.
  • The Indian Navy already has a fleet of 8 P-8I aircraft which are extensively deployed to keep track of movement of Chinese ships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region.