INS VIKRAMADITYA

  • PM likely to induct INS Kolkata in last week of August July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenouslybuilt warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the last week of August. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenouslybuilt warship, which is constructed by the...
  • Navy Chief Dhowan stresses on selfreliance, indigenisation June 26, 2014

    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 biannual Commanders' Conference, the Navy Chief reviewed coastal security and also discussed...
  • PM Modi likely to induct warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai soon June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenouslybuilt warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the next few weeks. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenouslybuilt warship, which is constructed by the Mazagon...
  • Dhruv chopper likely to be deployed onboard INS Vikramaditya June 16, 2014

    Panaji: Indigenouslybuilt Dhruv helicopter is likely to be deployed on the country's largest warship Russianorigin 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 operates...
  • Exclusive: CNNIBN on board INS Vikramaditya June 14, 2014

    CNNIBN 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 June 14, 2014

    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 June 14, 2014

    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 June 14, 2014

    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 June 14, 2014

    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 June 14, 2014

    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 June 13, 2014

    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 June 9, 2014

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will this week inaugurate the flying decklike 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 has both...
  • PM Modi to sail on board INS Vikramaditya June 8, 2014

    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 warship is...
  • INS Vikramaditya reaches home base in Karwar January 7, 2014

    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 longawaited $2.3 billion aircraft carrier had started its voyage towards India from Russia after it was inducted formally on November 16 there by Defence Minister...
  • INS Vikramaditya starts sailing towards India from Russia November 26, 2013

    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. The aircraft...
  • Antony pulls up Navy on INS Sindhurakshak sinking November 21, 2013

    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 involved...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya inducted into Indian Navy November 16, 2013

    Severodvinsk (Russia): The longdelayed and muchawaited 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 44,500tonne warship was commissioned into the Indian Navy at the Sevmash Shipyard in this northern Arctic port at a...
  • AK Antony to handover INS Vikramaditya in Russia today November 15, 2013

    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 for...
  • INS Vikramaditya set to join Indian Navy on November 16 November 14, 2013

    Defence Minister AK Antony will induct the longdelayed 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 highlevel delegation, including Defence Secretary RK Mathur, on a fourday visit during which, apart from commissioning the...
  • Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years: Official November 13, 2013

    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 and...
  • Karnataka: Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to be based in Karwar base November 12, 2013

    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 44,570tonne warship, formerly known as Admiral Gorskhov, is being commissioned into Navy by Defence Minister AK Antony after which...
  • Antony to induct INS Vikramaditya into Navy next month October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The longdelayed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be inducted into Indian Navy by Defence Minister AK Antony during his Russia visit slated between November 1517. After a delay of around five years, 45,000tonne aircraft carrier is expected to be handed over to the Navy on November 15 in Russia,...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya completes trials in Russia September 17, 2013

    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 July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The longdelayed 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, are...
  • 'INS Vikramaditya could be handed over by December' May 25, 2013

    Panaji: Longdelayed 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 fiveyear...
  • Indigenous aircraft carrier to be launched in August: Antony May 11, 2013

    Panaji: Indian Navy's indigenouslybuilt 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 delivered...
  • Antony to commission MIG29 K fighters into Navy May 6, 2013

    Panaji: Union Defence Minister AK Antony will commission MIG29 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. The...
  • Russia to hand over INS Vikramaditya to India in November February 22, 2013

    Moscow: Russia will hand over the muchdelayed INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier to India in November, giving the country's navy a strategic advantage in the Indian Ocean region. The Vikramaditya aircraft carrier is to be handed over to the Indian Navy in November, 2013, head of the Russian Federal Service for...
  • Russia delays delivery of INS Vikramaditya by a year October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Russia delayed delivery of a troubleplagued 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 billion...
  • India to get aircraft carrier Gorshkov by the end of 2013 October 10, 2012

    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...