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

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

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

Sea Harriers of the Indian Navy flew for the Last Time today

They were always a sight to behold, a force to reckon with. Fighters landing vertically, akin to helicopters, with ear-splitting roars on a moving airfield despite being fixed-wing. It left even the usually phlegmatic Manmohan Singh slightly nonplussed during the “PM’s day at sea” in 2006. Similar was the case of other politicians, before and … Read more Sea Harriers of the Indian Navy flew for the Last Time today

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