Airplanes Planes Used By Indian Navy

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List of planes used by Indian Navy. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Indian Navy aircrafts. Indian Navy uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Indian Navy use?" and "what plane am I flying on Indian Navy?" List includes photos of the Indian Navy planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Indian Navy flies. This list is made up of many different items, including Short Sealand and Hawker Sea Hawk. (10 items)
British Aerospace Sea Harrier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Indian Navy
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The British Aerospace Sea Harrier is a naval short take-off and vertical-landing/vertical take-off and landing jet fighter, reconnaissance and attack aircraft, a development of the Hawker Siddeley Harrier. It first entered service with the Royal Navy in April 1980 as the Sea Harrier FRS1 and became informally known as the "Shar". Unusual in an era in which most naval and land-based air superiority fighters were large and supersonic, the principal role of the subsonic Sea Harrier was to provide air defence of the fleet from Royal Navy aircraft carriers. The Sea Harrier served in the Falklands War, both of the Gulf Wars, and the Balkans conflicts; on all occasions it mainly operated from ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Attack aircraft, Fighter aircraft

Introduced: Jan 01 1978

Length (m): 14.17

Wingspan (m): 7.6

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The Breguet Br.1050 Alizé was a French carrier-based anti-submarine warfare aircraft. It was developed in the 1950s, based loosely on the second prototype Breguet Vultur attack aircraft which had been modified into the Breguet Br.965 Épaulard anti-submarine warfare aircraft. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Anti-Submarine Warfare

Manufacturer: Breguet Aviation

Length (m): 13.86

Wingspan (m): 15.6

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HAL Dhruv is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Indian Navy
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The HAL Dhruv is a utility helicopter developed and manufactured by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The development of the Dhruv was first announced in November 1984, and it was subsequently designed with assistance from MBB in Germany. The helicopter first flew in 1992; however, its development was prolonged due to multiple factors including the Indian Army's requirement for design changes, budget restrictions, and sanctions placed on India following the 1998 Pokhran-II nuclear tests. The Dhruv entered service in 2002. It is designed to meet the requirement of both military and civil operators, with military variants of the helicopter being developed for the Indian Armed Forces, ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Military utility helicopter

Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Introduced: Jan 01 2002

Designer: Eurocopter, HAL

Length (m): 15.87

Wingspan (m): 13.2

Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1992

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HAL HJT-36 Sitara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Indian Navy
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The HAL HJT-36 Sitara is a subsonic intermediate jet trainer aircraft developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy. The HJT-36 will replace the HAL HJT-16 Kiran as the Stage-2 trainer for the two forces. The Sitara is a conventional jet trainer with low swept wings, tandem cockpit and small air intakes for the engine on either side of its fuselage. It entered limited series production by 2010, final operational clearance was expected by the end-2014. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Trainer aircraft

Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Length (m): 10.91

Wingspan (m): 10.01

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