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INS Vikramaditya dedicated to nation: As it happened

Narendra Modi`s chopper lands on INS Vikramaditya. The PM will spend around four hours on the aircraft carrier and witness the prowess of the naval aircraft including MiG 29K, displaying operational capabilities on the Indian Navy`s largest and most powerful warship.

MiG 29K naval combat aircraft suffers damage on INS Vikramaditya

A MiG 29K naval combat aircraft has suffered damage while landing on the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya during operations in Arabian Sea off the coast of Goa, a Navy official said on Thursday.

No need to ground MiG 29K jet, Russia tells India

Russia has informed India that the
crash of a MiG 29K fighter jet, which was manufactured for the
Indian Navy, was due to pilot error and there was no need for
it to ground its such planes here.

Navy on aggressive acquisition; plans to have fighter planes

Indian Navy plans to take up aggressive acquisition programmes in aviation including induction of fighter planes and multi-role helicopters for its fleet, its Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma has said.

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.

Indian Navy to induct MiG-29 Ks by October

The first four ship-borne Russian-made Mig-29 K/KUB fighter jets, purchased for the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, will be inducted in the Indian Navy by October, officials here said.