Port Blair Chetak Flight

of the Indian Coast Guard

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Liaison
Secondary Role: Search and Rescue
First Formed: 1996
Parent Unit: Coast Guard HQ
Current Status: Active


The Port Blair Chetak Flight was first activated aboard CGS Vivek on 12 October 1996, as the ship’s flight. On 9 October 1999, it went ashore and was renamed the Port Blair Chetak Flight. Other sources give 13 May 1996 as the date it became Port Blair Chetak Flight. The unit role is liaison/inshore SAR to the local area and visiting ICG ships.


Type Qty Service Badge Example Serials
HAL Chetak 1 Oct 1996 – Present    

Unit Markings

Figure 1
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Main Bases

Base Duration
CGS Vivek 12 Oct 1996 – 9 Oct 99
CGAE Port Blair, Andoman Islands 9 Oct 1999 – Present


None currently available.

More Information


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Other Sources

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