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印度海军启用了有史以来首位女飞行员

更新时间:2021-09-10 09:16来源:未知

The Indian Navy has welcomed its first woman pilot, with Sub Lieutenant Shivangi taking control of an aircraft in another significant milestone for the country's armed forces.

印度海军迎来了首位女飞行员,Shivangi中尉驾驶飞机将成为该国武装部队的另一重要里程碑。

Shivangi, 24, who goes by one name, will be given her wings and join naval operations in a ceremony on Monday.

Shivangi的名字只有一个词,今年24岁的她将驾驶飞机参加周一的海军行动仪式。

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"It's a very big thing," Shivangi told CNN. "It's a big responsibility for all of us and I know that I have to do well."

Shivangi对CNN说:“这是一件大事,对我们所有人来说是重大责任,我知道我要圆满完成任务。”

Shivangi completed her basic training in 2018 at the Indian Naval Academy and was brought to Kochi, in southwest India's Kerala state, to train with the Indian naval air squadron, the INAS 550.

Shivangi于2018在印度海军学院完成基础训练,然后被送往印度西南部喀拉拉邦的科钦与印度海空军中队INAS 550一起训练。

Until 1992, India's naval forces only permitted women to serve in medical services.

1992年之前印度海军只允许女性从事医疗服务。

Shivangi will be tasked with flying Dornier aircraft, which are used by the navy for transport and maritime reconnaissance, taking off and landing on the shore, rather than from an aircraft carrier.

Shivangi将被派去驾驶多尼尔飞机,它被海军用来运输和海上侦察,在岸上而不是航母上起降。

"We also use it for certain rescue missions, and according to the requirement, medical evacuation and all those things, so I'll be a part of all those missions," Shivangi said.

Shivangi说:“我们也用它参与特定的救援任务,根据要求还可以进行医疗疏散和所有类似行动,所以我将参与所有此类任务。”

According to Cmdr. Sridhar Warrier, defense press relations officer for the navy, the class of aircraft Shivangi will be flying "cover large distances over the sea and provide information to the ship at sea of any suspicious or interesting activity happening."

海军国防新闻关系官Sridhar Warrier中校称,Shivangi将驾驶的飞机等级是“在海上进行长距离航行,并向海上船舶提供任何正在发生的可疑或有趣的活动信息”。

The Indian Navy has positions for 735 pilots, with about 644 currently filled, according to Indian Ministry of Defense figures.

印度国防部数据显示,印度海军飞行员的编制为735名,目前约有644名在役飞行员。

More than 200 aircraft make up its naval air wing, including MIG 29-K fighter jets, Boeing P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft, several classes of helicopters and reconnaissance aircraft.

海军航空队有200多架飞机,包括米格29K战机、波音P-8I海上监视飞机、几类直升机和侦察机。

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