Q. The term “Vikrant” often seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Aircraft Carrier

[B] Submarine

[C] Indigenous commercial aircraft

[D] Frigate

Answer: A

Explanation: Vikrant, a STOBAR (short take-off but arrested landing) aircraft carrier, has an indigenous content of 76%.

  • Designed by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design, Vikrant has been built at the state-owned Cochin Shipyard Limited.
  • Apart from India, only US, UK, Russia, France and China have the capability to build aircraft carriers.