DRDO hands over second 'Netra' early warning system to IAF

DRDO hands over second 'Netra' early warning system to IAF

NEW DELHI: The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) handed over the second airborne warning plane, Netra, to the Indian Air Force on Wednesday. The indigenously-built aircraft was handed over to Western Air Command chief, Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, at the Bathinda Air Base in Punjab. The Netra, an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEWC) aircraft, had played a stellar role during the Balakot airstrikes that had been carried out by the IAF in February this year.

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