August 06, 2021 10:20 am
This is a historic moment for the Indian Navy, which has long had aircraft carriers but until now, none built at home. The brand new INS Vikrant is said to be "75 per cent" indigenous, and as such, it is the first big ticket example of atmanirbhar India.
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.
June 26, 2021 3:31 am
The IAC has been under construction at the Cochin Shipyard for over a decade. Singh visited the site on Friday to review its progress.
July 19, 2018 7:08 pm
The ship was launched in August 2013 and presently, the main propulsion plant, power generation equipment, deck machinery and auxiliary equipment have been installed and integrated on board.
March 31, 2015 2:38 am
Navy has mooted three options — either to sell it in an auction, convert it into a museum or use it for target practice.
November 30, 2014 7:48 am
Anjali Lukose on INS Vikrant’s 69-yr journey, and its next 6 months to scrap.
November 22, 2014 12:50 pm
The Majestic-class aircraft carrier played a key role in enforcing the naval blockade of East Pakistan during 1971 war.
August 29, 2014 12:37 am
The entire process of scrapping should take between 8 and 10 months.
July 17, 2014 1:32 am
Vice-Admiral (retd) I C Rao and Captain Lawrence Nathaniel reiterated that the vessel could still be made commercially viable.
July 16, 2014 10:04 pm
The vessel saw action in the 1971 India-Pakistan war and got a stay on the scrapping of the ship until July 17.
August 04, 2021 3:15 pm
The first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier of India, which will be named INS Vikrant once commissioned, Wednesday began its sea trials off the coast of Kochi.
June 10, 2015 10:16 pm
India today undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited.
November 21, 2014 5:37 pm