21 Surprising Facts about INS Vikramaditya, The Mightiest Aircraft Carrier in Asia that you may have never Heard of

When it enters the deep water of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), even the most advanced drones, spy aircraft and enemy vessels beat a hasty retreat. In January 2014, the Indian Navy welcomed the arrival of its largest aircraft carrier – INS Vikramaditya. Vikramaditya boosted the Indian Navy’s aspiration to become a blue-water navy. This … Read more

What it takes to fly from INS Vikramaditya

Very few countries, including India, have deck carrier pilots. INS Vikramaditya is the only aircraft carrier in service in India. Flying from the deck of the carrier is a difficult job said Lieutenant Commander, Kothiyal, MiG 29 fighter pilot. The length of the deck is around 180 meter and the aircraft takes off at a … Read more

Cochin Shipyard Limited completes refit of Indian Navy’s Aircraft-Carrier INS Vikramaditya one Month Ahead of Schedule

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has successfully completed the refit of the Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, one month ahead of schedule. The aircraft carrier was drydocked in September this year at CSL to undergo repair work scheduled for 70 days. CSL appointed IIT Chennai to conduct a detailed dock floor strength analysis to verify the … Read more

Indian Navy says goodbye to INS Viraat as it Leaves for Mumbai to be Decommissioned after serving 55 Years

INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city here on Sunday, after over five decades of its service to the Indian Navy. The ship, which underwent a decommissioning refit, is being towed back by three tugs to Mumbai for the decommissioning ceremony, a Navy official said here. … Read more

Ahoy Hello Namaste – International Fleet Review

The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) will, for the first time, host the International Fleet Review 2016. Warships from over 60 maritime nations will be invited to participate in the event. This would be the second time that the Indian Navy will be hosting the International Fleet Review after the one held in Mumbai in 2001. … Read more