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INS Vikrant


India's indigenous aircraft carrier setting sail for sea trials is a historic moment

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.

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.

Aircraft carrier built in India will be ready next year, says Rajnath Singh

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.

Sea trials of Vikrant expected to commence by 2020

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.

INS Viraat could go the Vikrant way

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.

Big Picture: This ship has sailed

November 30, 2014 7:48 am

Anjali Lukose on INS Vikrant’s 69-yr journey, and its next 6 months to scrap.

INS Vikrant, hero of ’71 war, reduced to heap of 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.

SC junks PIL, work on scrapping INS Vikrant to begin next month

August 29, 2014 12:37 am

The entire process of scrapping should take between 8 and 10 months.

INS Vikrant: Ex-Navy officers make last appeal to save vessel

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.

INS Vikrant can be developed into museum: Former Vice Admiral

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.


India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, which will be named INS Vikrant, begins sea trials

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.

First Look: This magnificent ship will soon be INS Vikrant

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.