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Arun Prakash

Born in October 1944 in Anantnag (J&K), Admiral Arun Prakash, PVSM, AVSM, VrC, VSM (Retd) was struck by \"sea fever\" from an early age and was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 1 Jan, 1966. He specialised in aviation, and qualified as an aircraft carrier pilot on the Sea Hawk jet fighter from the deck of INS Vikrant in 1968.His aviation tenures include service in IN Air Squadrons 550 (Islanders), 551 (Vampires/Kirans), and 300 (Sea Hawk/Sea Harriers). In 1976, when the Maritime...See more