INS Vikramaditya

  • INS Vikramaditya reaches home base in Karwar 07-01-2014 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: After a delay of almost five years, India's largest warship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Tuesday reached its home base Karwar in Karnataka. The long-awaited $2.3 billion aircraft carrier had started its voyage towards India from Russia after it was inducted formally on November 16 there by Defence...
  • INS Vikramaditya starts sailing towards India from Russia 26-11-2013 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: After being inducted into the Indian Navy, the much awaited $ 2.3 billion aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Tuesday started sailing towards its home base in Karwar. The carrier has set off for India after being handed over to Indian Navy 10 days ago, reports from Russia suggested....
  • Antony pulls up Navy on INS Sindhurakshak sinking 21-11-2013 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Pulling up the Navy on the sinking of the INS Sindhurakshak submarine in which 18 personnel lost their lives, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday asked the force "not to fritter away" such expensive national resources. Against the backdrop of incidents where some naval officers have been allegedly...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya inducted into Indian Navy 16-11-2013 03:46 PM

    Severodvinsk (Russia): The long-delayed and much-awaited USD 2.3 billion aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya was on Saturday inducted into the Indian Navy in a strategic boost to India's maritime warfare capabilities. The mammoth 44,500-tonne warship was commissioned into the Indian Navy at the Sevmash Shipyard in this northern Arctic port at...
  • AK Antony to handover INS Vikramaditya in Russia today 15-11-2013 12:42 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony will arrive Russia on Friday for the commissioning of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Saturday at Sevmash Shipyard, Russia's nuclear submarine building centre. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and senior government and naval officials of the two countries are also scheduled to attend the ceremony...
  • INS Vikramaditya set to join Indian Navy on November 16 14-11-2013 04:16 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony will induct the long-delayed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, designed to boost India's maritime capabilities, at a shipyard in Russia on Saturday. Antony will leave for Russia on Friday with a high-level delegation, including Defence Secretary RK Mathur, on a four-day visit during which, apart from commissioning...
  • Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years: Official 13-11-2013 10:56 PM

    On board INS Satpura: Indian Navy would have 200 warships in another 10 years, with three aircraft carriers in each of the three naval commands, for which orders have already been given to various docks in the country, a senior official said on Wednesday. "Right now, we have 136 ships...
  • Karnataka: Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to be based in Karwar base 12-11-2013 06:21 PM

    The country's second aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, being commissioned in Russia on November 16, will be stationed at the Karwar Naval base in Karnataka, a top Navy officer said on Tuesday. The 44,570-tonne warship, formerly known as Admiral Gorskhov, is being commissioned into Navy by Defence Minister AK Antony after...
  • Antony to induct INS Vikramaditya into Navy next month 06-10-2013 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: The long-delayed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be inducted into Indian Navy by Defence Minister AK Antony during his Russia visit slated between November 15-17. After a delay of around five years, 45,000-tonne aircraft carrier is expected to be handed over to the Navy on November 15 in...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya completes trials in Russia 17-09-2013 11:25 PM

    New Delhi: Moving a step closer towards its induction in the Navy, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has completed all its trials in Russia, where it is presently undergoing refit. Vikramaditya, formerly known as Admiral Gorskhov, was undergoing trials during the last two months in the Barents Sea and the White...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to begin final acceptance trials 04-07-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: The long-delayed aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov will begin its final acceptance trials in Russia on Thursday as the Indian Navy prepares to induct the warship, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, by the end of 2013. The final acceptance trials of the Admiral Gorshkov, which are expected to last three months,...
  • 'INS Vikramaditya could be handed over by December' 25-05-2013 08:30 AM

    Panaji: Long-delayed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is undergoing trials and could be in India by December, Russian ambassador Alexander Kadakin said Friday. The Russian ambassador also complained that the delay in handing over of the Russian aircraft carrier to India was being written about extensively, as compared to the five-year...
  • Indigenous aircraft carrier to be launched in August: Antony 11-05-2013 04:12 PM

    Panaji: Indian Navy's indigenously-built aircraft carrier would be launched on August 12, 2013, while INS Vikramaditya (purchased from Russia) will arrive before the end of 2013, Union Defence Minister AK Antony said in Panaji on Saturday. "INS Vikramaditya is going to be a reality, as promised the ship would be...
  • Antony to commission MIG-29 K fighters into Navy 06-05-2013 02:52 PM

    Panaji: Union Defence Minister AK Antony will commission MIG-29 K fighter planes into the Indian Navy on May 11 in Goa. The squadron, named INAS 303 Black Panthers, will be commissioned on May 11 by the Defence Minister at INS Hansa Naval base in the state, Indian Navy PRO said....