Indian Navy to Commission First Helo Base

By Staff Writer | January 21, 2009

Although the city of Mumbai has had an airbase since 1964, India will open its first dedicated helicopter base there on Thursday, Jan. 22. INS Shikra will be home to Sea King, Kamov 28, Kamov 31 and Chetak helicopters. One of the missions will be to bolster coastal defense in the aftermath the local terrorist attack that occurred in Nov. 2008. For additional news 


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