Exclusive: on board the INS Vikramaditya
Nov 16, 2013
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Nov 15, 2013
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday January 5, 2014
India's biggest ship, aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya, which was acquired from Russia in November, has finally arrived in the Indian Navy's Area of Operation in the Arabian Sea after a long voyage.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
After being inducted into the Indian Navy, the much awaited $ 2.3 billion aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya today started sailing towards its home base in Karwar.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with agency inputs) | Saturday November 16, 2013
After almost a decade of negotiations and reconstruction, the super aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya formally joined the Indian Navy today at a ceremony attended by Defence Minister AK Antony and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin at t...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday November 16, 2013
After almost a decade of negotiations and reconstruction, the super aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will formally join the Indian Navy today. By early next year, it will be out patrolling the Indian Ocean.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony will arrive in Severodvinsk in north Russia tonight for the commissioning of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya tomorrow at Sevmash Shipyard, Russia's nuclear submarine building centre.
Cheat Sheet | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday November 14, 2013
On Saturday, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will formally join the Indian Navy and set sail for India from Russia. By early next year, it will be out patrolling the Indian Ocean.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday September 17, 2013
INS Vikramaditya, India's largest aircraft carrier built by Russia's Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk, north Russia, has completed all its trials and will now get ready to be handed over to the Indian Navy in November, sources told NDTV today.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday July 4, 2013
The INS Vikramaditya, India's second aircraft carrier, is out at sea again. By this time tomorrow, the 45,550-ton vessel built at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, north Russia, will be sailing through the Barents Sea.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday May 12, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony today commissioned the first MiG-29 K - supersonic fighter jets squadron into the Indian Navy at the INS Hansa in Goa.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday March 8, 2013
INS Viraat, the Navy's only aircraft carrier, is currently getting a major overhaul at the shipyard in Kochi which will allow it to serve till 2016.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 25, 2013
INS Vikramditya - India's second aircraft carrier- is back on its feet. Three of the ship's eight boilers that had malfunctioned during trials in last year have been "opened up and set right," a senior Navy official told NDTV.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday October 10, 2012
INS Vikramaditya - India's second aircraft carrier - is further delayed. The aircraft carrier is now likely to be delivered only in the 4th quarter of 2013 as against its scheduled delivery date in December 2012.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 3, 2012
Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit, the defence ministers of India and Russia will hold talks in New Delhi on Thursday during which the delay in the delivery of the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the Indian Navy will top the agen...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday September 17, 2012
Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov's delivery timeframe to India has been delayed yet again after snags in boiler linings were noticed during full-power trials. The aircraft carrier was to be handed over to Indian Navy this December, and was e...
India | Nitin Gokhale | Monday June 25, 2012
Suddenly, the Indian Navy is the service to watch out for. Quietly, it has gathered pace in acquisition and modernisation together. Currently it is in the middle of a planned expansion designed to cater to emerging maritime security challenges in the...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 24, 2012
Running months behind the delivery schedule, sea trials of the INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier have been put off by the Russian authorities, which may trigger further slippages in its handing over to the Indian Navy.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 16, 2012
The Indian Navy will acquire at least five ships every year for the next 10 years, and deploy two nuclear submarines and its new aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, in 2013. The fast forward mode after a long lull has been mentioned both by Defence M...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 22, 2012
Aiming to establish itself as a blue water force in real terms, the Indian Navy will be inducting more than 90 fighting platforms in another ten years, including aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, which is likely to be commissioned later this year. ...