Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant To Enter Service In 2018

The country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier will be commissioned by the Indian Navy by the end of 2018, said Rear Admiral Surendra Ahuja, assistant controller carrier project and assistant controller warship production and acquisition, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy). “The indigenous aircraft is currently being constructed in Cochin. It is expected to be delivered … Read more Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant To Enter Service In 2018

These New Images Of Chinese Aircraft Carrier Should Concern India

New images indicate that China is racing towards completion of its first home-grown aircraft carrier. A month after NDTV reported that the hull of the ship, designated the Type 001-A, appeared complete, a fresh set of images indicates that the “island” of the carrier, in many ways the nerve-centre of the warship, has now been … Read more These New Images Of Chinese Aircraft Carrier Should Concern India

INS Viraat set for final ‘sail’ this month

INS Viraat Final Days

INS Viraat, the oldest and the longest serving aircraft carrier in the world, is set to leave Kochi by month-end, for retirement from her 28-year-long service in the Indian Navy. Viraat has completed its final essential repairs and dry-docking at Cochin Shipyard Limited. The vessel’s journey from Mumbai to Kochi was its last sail under … Read more INS Viraat set for final ‘sail’ this month

Navy aims to induct first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier “INS Vikrant” by 2018

The Navy on Wednesday said it has set a target of 2018 for inducting its first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and is “seriously considering” about having a second such ship. The Indian navy has set the target of having 212 ships in its fleet by 2027 which will be a “real challenge” and there is … Read more Navy aims to induct first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier “INS Vikrant” by 2018

The Invincible V – Ride Vikrant Everywhere

There is plenty of buzz since Bajaj has announced that their new bike ‘V’ that has been made using the metal from INS Vikrant, Indian first aircraft carrier, that shot into prominence during the 1970 Indo-Pak War. The Carrier with its strong fleet of Sea Harriers served India for over four decades after which it was decommissioned in … Read more The Invincible V – Ride Vikrant Everywhere