INS Vikrant Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Boeing’s Super Hornet Fighter Jet for Indian Navy

The US based Aircraft Giant Boeing recently announced that the F/A-18F Super Hornet Fighter Jet of the company has successfully completed the ski-jump. This makes it suitable for the Aircraft Carriers of the Indian Navy. The company has proposed to the Indian Navy under its “By India For India” programme. What is Ski-Jump? In the ..

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Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant: Key Facts

The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier is set to be commissioned into service by end of 2021 or early 2022. The project is significant in light of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative as 75% of its materials and onboard equipment are indigenously developed. The carrier is in the final stages of its construction at Cochin Shipyard Ltd. The ..

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