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Compact Sea Hawk with its folded wings, this is one of 74 operated by the Indian Navy. The leaping White Tiger of Rewa on the nose denotes the emblem of INAS 300, IN’s first carrier-based fighter squadron commissioned on 7 July 1960 by Smt. Vijaya Laxmi Pandit. Embarked for the first time on INS Vikrant in 1961, Sea Hawks stayed on till 1978. During the 1971 war, “White Tigers” wreaked havoc on Pakistani installations at Cox’s Bazaar and Chittagong.

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Compact Sea Hawk with its folded wings, this is one of 74 operated by the Indian Navy. The leaping White Tiger of Rewa on the nose denotes the emblem of INAS 300, IN’s first carrier-based fighter squadron commissioned on 7 July 1960 by Smt. Vijaya Laxmi Pandit. Embarked for the first time on INS Vikrant in 1961, Sea Hawks stayed on till 1978. During the 1971 war, “White Tigers” wreaked havoc on Pakistani installations at Cox’s Bazaar and Chittagong.

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