Navy to get INS Vikrant by 2021

Navy to get INS Vikrant by 2021
  • India’s first indigenously-manufactured aircraft carrier INS Vikrant will be inducted into the Navy in 2021.
  • The ship now under construction at Cochin Shipyard was earlier scheduled to join service this year.
  • A model of the 40,000 ton ship will be part of the Navy tableau on Republic Day. At present, the Indian Navy has only one aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.

The INS Vikrant will be able to have 20 MIG-29K fighter jets, and ten helicopters.

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