INS Vikrant Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Vikrant: First Indigenously-built Aircraft Carrier

Indigenous aircraft carrier ‘Vikrant’ is set to commission on September 2, 2022 in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The aircraft landing trials on INS Vikrant will begin in November and will be completed by mid-2023. The carrier should be fully operational by the end of 2023. Key Facts about INS Vikrant It is ..

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Indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

The Indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant was delivered to Indian Navy on July 28, 2022. It is India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier that has been built by Cochin Shipyard. Thus, the final countdown for commissioning has started. Key Facts about INS Vikrant: INS Vikrant is a 45,000-tonne warship, constructed at a cost of around Rs ..

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Flight Test of Marine version of Rafale

The marine version of the Rafale fighter jet was recently tested on INS Vikrant. The test conducted from the aircraft carrier was successful. About the test The test was conducted to check on the take-off of Rafale jet from aircraft carrier. It was successful. The INS Vikrant aircraft carrier uses a catapult launch. And the ..

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IAC Vikrant begins Second Phase of Sea Trials

First indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) of India, named Vikrant, started its second phase of sea trials on October 24, 2022, in the backdrop of its planned induction into the Indian Navy by August 2022. Key Facts INS Vikrant is a 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier. It is the largest and most complex warship that is built in ..

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First indigenous aircraft carrier conducted sea trials

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, conducted its maiden sea trails on August 4, 2021 encouraging making of military equipment within India. Key Points Trials will be conducted for a long period under all conditions before the carrier is accepted as “proven at sea”. It will be fully operational by 2022. Navy will accept ..

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India’s First IAC to be commissioned in 2022

According to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) named ‘INS Vikrant’ (meaning courageous) will be commissioned in 2022. Key Points Defence Minister described this achievement as India’s pride and a shining example of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Commissioning of IAC will be befitting tribute to India’s 75th year of India’s independence. About INS ..

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