Coast Guard Air Squadron 848

of the Indian Coast Guard

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Liaison
Secondary Role: Search and Rescue
First Formed: 1991
Parent Unit: Coast Guard HQ
Current Status: Active


Coast Guard Air Squadron 848 (CGAS 848) was first formed with two Chetaks in April 1991. On 6 August 1993 it was formally commissioned. The unit role is liaison/inshore SAR.


Type Qty Service Badge Example Serials
HAL Chetak 4? Apr 1991 – Present   CG 807

Unit Markings

Figure 1
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Main Bases

Base Duration
CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah) Apr 1991 – Present


None currently available.

More Information


  • World Air Power Journal No.7 p.8-9

Other Sources

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