Friday, Dec 02, 2022

INS Vikramaditya


Vikrant sails, push for 3rd aircraft carrier now

September 03, 2022 7:31 am

Making a case for the third aircraft carrier, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence had said in December last year that it is an “unavoidable requirement to meet any eventualities” considering the “long coastline and hostile adversities on both sides of Indian peninsula”.

Is the time right for India to get a third aircraft carrier?

February 24, 2022 9:30 am

Sujan R Chinoy writes: There is a broad consensus on the need for it, but given the post-pandemic budgetary constraints, the idea may have to be put on the back burner.

An Expert Explains: Indian Navy's long and illustrious road to an Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

January 23, 2022 11:46 am

With IAC-1 out on its latest phase of sea trials, it is relevant to reconstruct IN's long journey towards fulfilling its 60-year old aspiration of operating an indigenous Aircraft Carrier

Explained: The importance of IAC-1, the Made-in-India aircraft carrier

August 11, 2021 1:39 pm

The IAC-1, tomorrow's INS Vikrant, sailed out to sea for the first time on Wednesday. The indigenous aircraft carrier is a stellar achievement of defence engineering.

Search on for pilot missing in MiG-29K crash: Indian Navy

November 28, 2020 5:39 pm

A Western Naval Command spokesperson said that more surface and air assets have joined the search for missing pilot Cdr Nishant Singh.

Come September 28, Navy’s 1st aircraft carrier dry dock to start operation

September 21, 2019 8:01 am

The state-of-the-art dry dock, constructed over nine years at a cost of Rs 1,000 crore to cater to the repair, refueling and maintenance of Navy ships, will be inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh next week.

Fire on board carrier Vikramaditya at Karwar, Navy officer dead

April 27, 2019 4:05 am

The Navy, in a statement, said that the fire was brought under control by the ship’s crew “in a swift action, preventing any serious damage to the carrier’s combat capability”.

Indian Navy officer dies while trying to fight fire onboard INS Vikramaditya

April 26, 2019 6:20 pm

The officer, Lt Cdr D S Chauhan, led the firefighting efforts in the affected compartment of the ship. While the fire was brought under control, the officer suffered a loss of consciousness due to the smoke and fumes.

Indian, Russian military officials discuss enhancement of operational support

March 01, 2018 6:53 pm

"Notably the sides deliberated on mechanisms for speedy support of aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, refits of EKM submarines and enhancing reliability of aircraft and missile systems on-board ships and submarines," the statement said.

A concert at sea

July 18, 2017 12:34 am

Malabar-17 demonstrates enhanced interoperability among the navies of Japan, India and the US — and a shared determination to safeguard a free and open Indo-Pacific


International Fleet Review 2016: Glimpses of Indian Navy's majestic display

February 06, 2016 5:57 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee inspected one of the largest maritime events in the recent past, as International Fleet Review 2016 (IFR 2016) took place off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday (February 6).

Narendra Modi chairs Unified Commanders' Conference on board INS Vikramaditya

December 15, 2015 5:28 pm

Narendra Modi on December 15 chaired the Combined Commanders Conference on board INS Vikramaditya about 50 kms off Kochi coast.

PM Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya

June 15, 2014 12:03 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated India's largest warship INS Vikramaditya to the nation.