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Indian Navy's first indigenous aircraft carrier to be ready by 2020: Navy Chief

Indian Navy's first indigenous aircraft carrier to be ready by 2020: Navy Chief

The Navy chief said the second aircraft carrier will be around 65,000 tonnes.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

US Navy moves second aircraft carrier near Pyongyang

The 1,092-foot Reagan carries a crew of 4,539 and is equipped with roughly 60 aircraft and costs about $8.5 billion.

May 19, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
China launches second aircraft carrier

China launches second aircraft carrier

China on Wednesday launched its second aircraft carrier, the first to be developed and built indigenously, in a Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province.

Apr 26, 2017, 13:01 PM 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

North Korea says to 'ruthlessly ravage' the U.S. if it chooses to attack: KCNA

North Korea's military said on Friday it would "ruthlessly ravage" the United States if Washington chose to attack, as a U.S. aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Aircraft carrier INS Viraat sails into history - In Pics

Aircraft carrier INS Viraat sails into history - In Pics

Aircraft carrier INS Viraat on Monday sailed into sunset, after nearly 30 years with the Indian Navy.

Mar 06, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
Aircraft carrier INS Viraat: Interesting facts

Aircraft carrier INS Viraat: Interesting facts

 Aircraft carrier INS Viraat was decommissioned on Monday evening at a ceremony onboard.

Mar 06, 2017, 22:10 PM IST
After nearly 30 years with Indian Navy, aircraft carrier INS Viraat decommissioned

After nearly 30 years with Indian Navy, aircraft carrier INS Viraat decommissioned

The majestic INS Viraat was finally lowered in a solemn ceremony on Monday.

Mar 06, 2017, 21:41 PM IST

China says second aircraft carrier nearing completion

Speeding up its efforts to acquire a second aircraft carrier, China on Thursday said the process of the installation of equipment and facilities was on for the nation's first domestically-built carrier after completion of construction of its hull.

Oct 27, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
India to buy 500 helicopters, 12 submarines, over 200 fighter jets in next 10 years: Report

India to buy 500 helicopters, 12 submarines, over 200 fighter jets in next 10 years: Report

In order to ramp up its military preparedness, India will spend a massive $223 billion or Rs 15 lakh core over the next decade to acquire weapon systems, as per a media report.

Aug 23, 2016, 23:42 PM IST

US Navy to induct first super aircraft carrier this year

Sean Stackley, the Navy's assistant secretary for acquisitions, unveiled the timetable for the 100,000-tonne, 1,100-foot-long warship in testimony prepared for the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Apr 08, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

Fire on aircraft carrier INS Viraat, one Navy personnel dead

One Navy personnel died on Sunday as fire broke out on aircraft carrier INS Viraat, 

Mar 06, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

DNA: Aircraft carrier INS Viraat decommissioned from Indian Navy

INS Viraat an aircraft carrier of Indian Navy which has a prestigious record, decommissioned from the defence services.

Feb 19, 2016, 23:55 PM IST
This amazing time-lapse video shows what's the day like on an aircraft carrier

This amazing time-lapse video shows what's the day like on an aircraft carrier

Ever wondered what's the day like on an aircraft carrier, often referred to as floating cities. Watch this amazing time-lapse video to find out.

Feb 16, 2016, 06:13 AM IST

India, US discuss plans to develop next-gen aircraft carrier

India and the US have started discussions to jointly develop a next-generation aircraft carrier to bolster the Indian Navy's blue-water capabilities, a top Pentagon official has said.

Sep 16, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

India's biggest warship INS Vikramaditya to undergo first refit next year

Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, India's biggest warship, will undergo its first refit next year and it is likely to be carried out at Pipavav shipyard, part of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group.

Aug 17, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

INS Viraat likely to converted into docked museum

INS Viraat, the oldest active aircraft carrier in the world, is likely to be converted into a docked museum when the ship decommissions next year.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Beijing's first aircraft carrier Liaoning leaves port

China`s first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, has reportedly left a military port in Qingdao in the Shandong Province in east China for a training and testing mission.

Jun 12, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant undocked

India on Wednesday undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited here.

Jun 10, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Indo-French naval exercise 'VARUNA' concludes on Saturday

The ten day long Indo-French naval exercise, 'VARUNA', aimed at showcasing close ties between the two countries concluded off the Goa coast on Saturday.

May 03, 2015, 00:53 AM IST