Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’ successfully accomplished its maiden sea voyage today for which she had sailed on August 3, 2021 from Kochi. Trials progressed as planned and system parameters proved satisfactory. The carrier would continue to undergo series of sea trials to prove all equipment and systems prior handing over the vessel to the Indian Navy.
n a boost to “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” campaign, sea trials of indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC(P71)) ‘Vikrant’ began on Wednesday. The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier “Vikrant” designed by Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design(DND) is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard under Ministry of Shipping (MoS).
INS Kavaratti, the last of four indigenously-built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes, will be commissioned into the Indian Navy on Thursday, i.e. October 22. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Mukund Naravane will commission the stealth corvette at Naval Dockyard in Vishakhapatnam.
INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous-built aircraft carrier will be delivered to the Indian Navy in 2021. Indian Naval Chief Admiral Lanba on Saturday said that INS Vikrant is undergoing outfitting at Kochi Shipyard Limited. He further added that harbour acceptance trials are in progress and sea acceptance trial of this will commence in the latter half of this year.
Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday inaugurated a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) at Directorate of Naval Designin (DND) New Delhi. The centre that will provide a major boost to the indigenous warship design capabilities of the Navy.