Sea hawk

SEA HAWK : The Sea Hawk is a jet engine aircraft. They were inducted in the Indian Navy in 1961 and operated from INAS 300 squadron and also on INS Vikrant. The primary role of this fighter aircraft was to destroy surface and sea targets using bombs, torpedoes and missiles. It is significant to recall that,  Admiral RH Tahiliani (Retd.), then Lt Cdr,  was the first Indian Pilot to land and arrest a Sea Hawk on board aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on May 18, 1961. The Sea Hawks actively participated in 1971 Indo-Pak war and was instrumental in destruction of Chittagong Harbour along with 'Alize' operating from INS Vikrant.