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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Indian Navy facility in Goa

Monday, 9 June 2014 - 8:36pm IST | Place: Panaji | Agency: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Indian Navy's Shore-Based Test Facility at INS Hansa on June 14, a naval spokesman said in Panaji on Monday.

The Indian Navy's public relations officer said that the Prime Minister would inaugurate the facility at INS Hansa on June 14 at 14.45 hours and he would be accompanied by other dignitaries.

The facility would be used for the flight testing of fighter planes which operate from aircraft carriers as well as training and certification of navy pilots flying MiG 29s stationed on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.

The Prime Minister would also address the media after inaugurating the facility.


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