India Navy okays female pilots

More equality opportunities in Indian Navy.

Women Navy fliers to patrol sea from next year

The Navy will further open more opportunities for women and allow them as pilots on its fleet of reconnaissance planes.

Starting 2017, women officers can choose to join as pilots of Maritime Reconnaissance planes, the Navy said today. The Navy operates the Boeing P8I, Dornier 228 in a reconnaissance role along the sea line of communication, or sea trading routes, carrying billions of dollars of cargo. The Navy protects these from pirates.

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