Aircraft carrier Gorshkov to begin final acceptance trials

The long-delayed aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov will begin its final acceptance trials in Russia on Thursday.

Gorshkov to be commissioned by end of 2013: Navy Chief

The much-awaited aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, currently undergoing trials in Russia, is likely to be commissioned in Indian Navy by the end of next year, Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi said on Monday.

Gorshkov delayed, project cost to remain $2.3 bn: Antony

The Russian-origin 44,500 tonne Kiev Class aircraft carrier, now rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was originally supposed to be delivered in 2008.

Gorshkov to be delivered to India in 2013

Delivery schedule of Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov to Indian Navy has been delayed after it encountered engine malfunctions during trials.

Sea trials of aircraft carrier Gorshkov put off

Sea trials of aircraft carrier
Admiral Gorshkov, which is getting a face-lift ahead of its induction in the Indian Navy.

Admiral Gorshkov to be delivered on time: Russia

Russia today said it will deliver the retrofitted aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov on time by 2012.

Probe into conduct of Navy officer linked with Gorshkov: Govt

Government today said the Navy is
inquiring into the conduct of Commodore Sukhjinder Singh, who
was posted as the in-charge of Admiral Gorshkov project in
Russia.

Indian Navy probing officer handling Gorshkov project

A senior Indian Navy officer actively involved in the acquisition of the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov is being probed for his alleged "linkage" with some Russians that could have resulted in the cost escalation of the project

Govt approves revised cost of $2.33 bn for Gorshkov

Government on Monday said it has
agreed to pay USD 2.33 billion as the revised cost of aircraft
carrier Admiral Gorshkov and the warship is expected to arrive
in India by December 2012.

India, Russia sign nuclear, space pacts

India & Russia invigorated their time-tested partnership by signing a slew of pacts.

Putin arrives; nuke, Gorshkov pacts on table

India and Russia are to sign over a dozen agreements during Russian PM Vladimir Putin visit.

Pact on Gorshkov cost, other agreements during Putin visit

India and Russia will be inking several
pacts ranging from defence to civil nuclear sectors worth over USD 10 bn during Vladamir Putin`s visit which will also see signing of the much-delayed agreement for Admiral Gorshkov`s cost.

Gorshkov price finalised on Putin visit`s eve

After a 3-yr long renegotiation, fresh price of Admiral Gorshkov has been finalised at $2.35 bn.

MiG 29K pilots should wait till 2012 for arrested landing training

After the induction of MiG
29K maritime fighters on Friday, its pilots will have to wait
till 2012 for the Shore-based Test Facility to be ready
for their training for `arrested landing` on Admiral Gorshkov.

Govt approval to Gorshkov final price awaited: Navy

With the completion of protracted
talks between India and Russia to fix the cost of Admiral
Gorshkov aircraft carrier, the Navy on Saturday said it was waiting
for the government`s approval to the final price.

Gorshkov price settled with Russia at $2.3 bn

The price of aircraft carrier Gorshkov has been finally settled at USD 2.3 billion.

MiG-29Ks for Gorshkov aircraft carrier arrive in India

Ending a year-long wait, the first
batch of MiG-29K naval fighter jets, purchased from Russia for
the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, arrived in Goa Friday evening, three years ahead of the warship.

PM off to Russia; nuclear, defence pacts to be signed

India and Russia will sign a
framework agreement in civil nuclear field and three pacts in
defence sector during the three-day visit of Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh beginning on Sunday.

PM confident of practical solution to Gorshkov problem

Calling Defence cooperation a "key
pillar" in Indo-Russian relations, PM Manmohan
Singh voiced confidence that two countries will
find "practical solutions" to the problems dogging the Admiral
Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal.

Navy fleet to grow by 40 warships soon: Verma

The Navy is all set to increase
its fleet strength by another 40 warships within the next
decade, taking its existing 130-warship fleet to a 170-warship
fleet.