India’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Begins Sea Trials

Future INS Vikrant
Credit: Indian Navy
India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, the future INS Vikrant, has begun sea trials in preparation for the ship’s planned introduction into service in 2022. The 262-m-long, 45,000-ton, conventionally powered carrier is being referred to as INS-1 prior to commissioning. On Aug. 4 the vessel...

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