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Indian Navy successfully test fires Barak missile from INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy successfully conducted maiden test of short range surface-to-air Barak missile from country’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.  The test was conducted in the Arabian Sea in which missile was fired against a live, low-flying, high-speed target. The missile successfully engaged and destroyed the target, validating operational readiness inspection of the Western Fleet of ..

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MiG-29KUB performs first landing on INS Vikramaditya

MiG-29KUB, a Russian-built fighter jet made the first landing on the INS Vikramaditya during sea trials. INS Vikramaditya It is the rechristened name of former Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, which has been procured by India. The ship is a modified Kiev class aircraft carrier built in 1978–1982. Russia sold the carrier to India after ..

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Russia to give 5 MiG-29K fighters to India

The India-Russia 2004 contract of 16 MiG-29K/ KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy is going to be completed by the end of this year. The contract, a part of USD 1.5 billion Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal inked in January 2004, provides for the deliveries of 12 single seat MiG-29Ks and four twoseat MiG-29KUBs for ..

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Admiral Vladimir S Vysotskiy Visits India

  Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky is the commander in chief of the Russian Navy. He recently visited India on the invitation of Admiral Nirmal Verma. There was a discussion on issues of common interest ranging from maritime environment in the IOR, operational Philosophies of the two navies, ongoing projects of the Indian Navy and mutual training ..

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