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Sea trials of Vikrant expected to commence by 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The vessel saw action in the 1971 India-Pakistan war and got a stay on the scrapping of the ship until July 17.

New owner waits for high tide to bring INS Vikrant ashore

Three large motorised pulley machines are on the shore and thick ropes have been suspended from them to the vessel.

City bids adieu to INS Vikrant

Visitors began flocking to Darukhana from far corners of the city ever since the warship entered civilian waters on Wednesday.

Days after SC order, INS Vikrant brought to ship-breaking yard

On Wednesday, the exercise of moving the vessel by four nautical miles cost IB Commercial a cost of Rs 1.2 crore.

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First Look: This magnificent ship will soon be INS Vikrant

India today undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited.