The INS Vikramaditya, a Russian-built aircraft carrier refitted for the Indian navy, will leave Russian territorial waters and head for India on Nov. 30 following a more than five-year delay, a defense ministry official says. The 44,570-ton, 284-meter-long (932-ft.) warship, a refurbished version of the Russian Kiev-class Admiral Gorshkov, is expected to take about two months to arrive in India after its Nov. 16 commissioning. It will be based in Karwar Naval base, in the southern state ...
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