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New Advanced Light Helicopter Squadron inducted in Indian Coast Guard

  • In the Indian Coast Guard, a new air squadron was created in Chennai by the name 840 Squadron, initially with an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Mark-III aircraft. 
  • The aircraft was received with the traditional water cannon salute, in presence of Inspector General AP Badola, Commander of the eastern Coast Guard Region. 
  • This is the first such aircraft to be positioned by the defence force in the eastern region.