A third squadron is expected to come up on the country’s eastern seaboard later this year at the INS Parundu air station in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu. Apart from more Herons, the Indian Navy is currently scouting for HALE UAVs as well as shipborne unmanned rotorcraft.
Indian Navy To Raise 2nd UAV Squadron Next Week
The Indian Navy will raise its 2nd UAV squadron INAS 343 Squadron in Porbandar (famous as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi) next week. The squadron will operate Searcher Mk-II and Heron UAVs. Livefist wishes the squadron the very best.