INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikrant: Navy Chief reviews construction of India's indigenous aircraft carrier

INS Vikrant: Navy Chief reviews construction of India's indigenous aircraft carrier

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Thursday reviewed the construction of the country's first indigenous aircraft carrier - Vikrant, at the Cochin Shipyard. The Navy expects the 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier to be fully operational by 2019.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Malabar exercise: India, US, Japan navies showcase their might – Spectacular images of MiG 29Ks, F/A-18 flying over USS Nimitz, INS Vikramaditya

Malabar exercise: India, US, Japan navies showcase their might – Spectacular images of MiG 29Ks, F/A-18 flying over USS Nimitz, INS Vikramaditya

Amid the military stand-off between armies of the India and China, the tri-nation Malabar naval exercise is underway in the Bay of Bengal.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Malabar war games: India, US, Japan to deploy their largest warships, focus on anti-submarine warfare

Malabar war games: India, US, Japan to deploy their largest warships, focus on anti-submarine warfare

INS Vikramaditya, USS Nimitz aircraft carrier Japan's largest helicopter carrier JS Izum will take part in Malabar exercise.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
'India should focus less on speeding up process of building aircraft carriers to contain China'

'India should focus less on speeding up process of building aircraft carriers to contain China'

India should focus less on speeding up the process of building aircraft carriers to contain China in the Indian Ocean and more on its economic development, Chinese official media said on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
INS Viraat to be decommissioned today – Details of the aircraft carrier, which served Navy for 30 years

INS Viraat to be decommissioned today – Details of the aircraft carrier, which served Navy for 30 years

A glorious era of the flagship of the Indian Navy, the INS Viraat, which has spent 30 years in the Navy, will end on Monday.

Mar 06, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Forces conduct major exercise to test combat readiness

The Navy has carried out a mega exercise which saw participation of its strategic assets including nuclear-powered submarine and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, besides Su-30 and Jaguar fighter jets of IAF.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
INS Vikramaditya- India's first warship to have ''onboard'' ATM

INS Vikramaditya- India's first warship to have ''onboard'' ATM

The warship carries around 1500 naval personnel onboard at a time, which often increased to 2000 when the ship sets sail, which is why the ATM comes as a live saver to the personnel.

Jan 20, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

INS Vikramaditya ready to go back to sea after 'refit works'

INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship operated by India and the third aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, is in the process of getting ready to go back to sea as she completed her "refit works" at Cochin Shipyard Limited here.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Toxic gas leaks on Indian Navy's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya; two dead, two injured

Toxic gas leaks on Indian Navy's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya; two dead, two injured

Shipwright Artificer Rakesh Kumar and Mohandas Kolambkar, an employee of M/s Royal Marine succumbed due to gas inhalation.

Jun 10, 2016, 21:24 PM IST
Chinese hackers spying on INS Vikrant, INS Vikramaditya: Reports

Chinese hackers spying on INS Vikrant, INS Vikramaditya: Reports

The Chinese hackers are closely following the movements of the Indian aircraft carriers, especially in the South China Sea region.

Jun 09, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

Parrikar, Carter visit naval base at Karwar, INS Vikramaditya

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Monday visited the Karwar Naval Base in Karnataka.

Apr 11, 2016, 22:14 PM IST
INS Vikramaditya reaches Maldives on goodwill visit

INS Vikramaditya reaches Maldives on goodwill visit

India`s largest aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, accompanied by two battleships - INS Mysore and INS Deepak - reached Maldives on Monday on a four-day long goodwill visit.

Feb 16, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Exclusive: International Fleet Review begins in Visakhapatnam

52 countries from the world have congregated at Vishakhapatman to showcase their naval power. Vishakhapatnam is hosting the International Fleet Review this year.

Feb 05, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Sri Lankan President Sirisena gets on board India's largest aircraft carrier

INS Vikramaditya is the largest and newest of the two aircraft carriers operated by the Indian Navy.

Jan 23, 2016, 19:32 PM IST
Sri Lankan President gets on board India's biggest warship INS Vikramaditya

Sri Lankan President gets on board India's biggest warship INS Vikramaditya

The President walked around the ship and was shown various aviation facilities on board the state-of-art ship.

Jan 23, 2016, 19:32 PM IST

Aircraft-carrier INS Viraat wins its last regatta

Aircraft-carrier INS Viraat on Saturday won the coveted 'Cock Trophy' during the Western Fleet Whaler Pulling Regatta, making it the last time the warship participated in the event before she is decommissioned.

Dec 26, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

PM Modi chairs combined commanders' conference on board INS Vikramaditya

For the first time commanders' conference of Army, Navy and Air Force was convened outside delhi on INS Vikramaditya. Watch the full report.

Dec 16, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

DNA: PM Modi chairs Commanders' conference on board INS Vikramaditya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired the Combined Commanders Conference, an annual tri-services event, held for the first time outside New Delhi, on board INS Vikramaditya about 50 kms o

Dec 16, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi reaches out on OROP, admits fewer promotions in forces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached out to the armed forces over the `One Rank One Pension` (OROP) issue, and said he knows how officers feel when they are not promoted.

Dec 15, 2015, 18:40 PM IST
Talks with Pak is to try and turn course of history: PM Modi

Talks with Pak is to try and turn course of history: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said resumption of talks with Pakistan was to "try and turn the course of history".

Dec 15, 2015, 18:13 PM IST