India’s indigenous aircraft carrier setting sail for sea trials is a historic moment

Source: Indian Express, Time of India  Synopsis: The onset of sea trials of INS Vikrant marks a historic moment for the Indian Navy, which till now had aircraft carriers, but none built at home. The brand-new INS Vikrant is 75% indigenous and is the first big-ticket example of Atmanirbhar India. Background: August 4, 2021, marked… Continue reading India’s indigenous aircraft carrier setting sail for sea trials is a historic moment

INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, heads out to sea

Source: Indian Express, The Hindu, The Business Standard and PIB What is the News? The much-awaited sea trials of India’s maiden indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-1) ‘Vikrant’ have begun. About Indigenous Aircraft Carrier(IAC) ‘Vikrant’: IAC-1 Vikrant has been designed by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design (DND). It is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited(CSL),… Continue reading INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, heads out to sea