Indian Navy's P8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti Submarine Warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft of Indian Naval Air Squadron 312, also called 'Albatross', completed 6 years of operations since induction on May 15, 2013.
The Navy's first long-range Maritime Reconnaissance squadron was commissioned with five ex IAF Super Constellation aircraft on November 8, 1976. Commodore R D Dhir was the commissioning Squadron Commander. The squadron was originally based at INS Hansa, Goa.
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