Indiaâ€™s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) will be ready for deployment by the countryâ€™s navy in the next five years, a senior government official says. The IAC, which is likely to be named INS Vikrant â€“ after Indiaâ€™s first and now decommissioned aircraft carrier â€“ will be put in the water in August and undergo its first sea trials 10 months later, the official says. The $5 billion carrier, which is being constructed at the Cochin Shipyard on Indiaâ€™s western seaboard, â€œwill ...
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