The first aircraft carrier constructed wholly in India, the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) is now in the advanced stages of construction and is expected to be delivered to the Indian Navy for further trials and tests. Points to remember The IAC will be christened as the INS Vikrant in the service of the Indian Navy. ..
INS Viraat: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
After an illustrious and varied service life in the Indian navy, the aircraft carrier INS Viraat had been decommissioned by the Navy in 2017 and had since been looking for any place to be berthed as a museum/entertainment venue. Though some interest was shown by the state governments of Goa, Andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra, no ..
Here are the main headlines for current Events of November 3, 2018. National Current Events Justices Hemant Gupta, R. Subhash Reddy, Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Ajay Rastogi sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court The president accepted Supreme Court’s collegium recommendations of justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay ..
INS Viraat to be converted into India’s first-ever moored maritime museum-cum-marine adventure centre
The Maharashtra Cabinet has recently approved the conversion of decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat into a floating museum. It will be India’s first-ever moored maritime museum-cum-marine adventure centre. As per primary estimates, the project worth Rs 852 crore will be implemented through Public-Private-Partnership (PPP). It will be grouted (grounded, sealed to the seabed with concrete ..