Ins Vikramaditya

  • Navy Chief Dhowan stresses on self-reliance, indigenisation 26-06-2014 08:39 PM

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing on developing indigenous defence sector, Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday said that the maritime force's future growth would be based on "indigenisation and self reliance". Heading the bi-annual Commanders' Conference, the Navy Chief reviewed coastal security and also discussed the...
  • PM Modi likely to induct warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai soon 17-06-2014 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the next few weeks. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenously-built warship, which is constructed by the...
  • Dhruv chopper likely to be deployed on-board INS Vikramaditya 16-06-2014 07:41 PM

    Panaji: Indigenously-built Dhruv helicopter is likely to be deployed on the country's largest warship- Russian-origin aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya for carrying out the role of detecting hostile submarines. If inducted, the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) will be the first indigenous system to be integrated on the warship, which so far...
  • Exclusive: CNN-IBN on board INS Vikramaditya 14-06-2014 11:15 PM

    CNN-IBN gets you exclusive images of the INS Vikramaditya, which was dedicated the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. ...
  • Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya in Goa 14-06-2014 11:12 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had his first outing to a military asset- INS Vikramaditya during which he sent out the message of his government's commitment to the interests of the armed forces. The Navy put up a spectacular show of stealth and pride. 12 ships sailed along, giving...
  • Modi dedicates India's largest warship INS Vikramaditya to the nation 14-06-2014 01:20 PM

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated the the country's latest warship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation. Arriving on board the warship in a Sea King chopper, the Prime Minister was given the ceremonial guard of honour by the Navy and was briefed about the warship. Off...
  • Watch: Modi gets a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Naval air base in Goa 14-06-2014 12:01 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial guard of honour at the Naval airbase in Goa. He also met and interacted with the crew on board INS Vikramaditya. He was accompanied by Chief of Naval staff Admiral RK Dhowan on his first outing to a military establishment as the...
  • Live blog: June 14 14-06-2014 09:18 AM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to make his first visit to a military instillation INS Vikramaditya, the latest and the largest aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy. ...
  • Modi to launch India's largest warship INS Vikramaditya in Goa today 14-06-2014 08:11 AM

    Goa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to make his first visit to a military installation INS Vikramaditya, the latest and the largest aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy. On a day which is set to see a grand show of national power, the INS Vikramaditya will be...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's day at sea in Goa tomorrow 13-06-2014 06:58 PM

    Goa: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to embark INS Vikramaditya, the latest aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, for a 'Day at Sea' with the Western Fleet on Saturday. The Prime Minister would be embarking the 'carrier at sea' by helicopter and is likely to witness a...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate naval flight test facility in Goa 09-06-2014 04:30 PM

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will this week inaugurate the flying deck-like Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) for naval aircraft at the INS Hansa, a naval base in Goa, officials said. Modi is expected to inaugurate the facility on Friday, according to Indian Navy officials. The SBTF at INS Hansa...
  • PM Modi to sail on board INS Vikramaditya 08-06-2014 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will sail on INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship of the Indian Navy, off the coast of Goa on June 14. He will dedicate the warship, India's second aircraft carrier after INS Virat, to the nation on that day, Navy sources said on Saturday. The...
  • 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....
  • Russia delays delivery of INS Vikramaditya by a year 10-10-2012 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: Russia delayed delivery of a trouble-plagued aircraft carrier for at least a year on Friday, a blow to India's efforts to quickly build up naval strength as increasingly assertive Asian rival China expands its maritime reach. Originally built as the Admiral Gorshkov in the Soviet Union, the $2.3...
  • India to get aircraft carrier Gorshkov by the end of 2013 10-10-2012 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: Aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov will be handed over towards the end of next year, Russia said on Wednesday as India conveyed its "serious concern" over the prolonged delay and asked it to adopt a "wartime approach" for ensuring its early delivery. The issue came up at a meeting...