In a boost to “Atamanirbhar Bharat”, Indian Naval pilots on Monday performed the landing and takeoff of LCA Tejas (Navy) and Mig-29K onboard the aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant. It is for the first time that fighter jets have operated from INS Vikrant.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, on Friday at Cochin Shipyard in Kochi. It will strengthen India’s naval capabilities. Notably, INS Vikrant is the largest ship ever built in India’s maritime history. The Prime Minister will also unveil the new Naval ensign of the Indian Navy.