Bipin Rawat puts third aircraft carrier on backburner citing costs; a look at how absence of the behemoth will impact Indian Navy
Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Monday reignited an age-old debate over the domination of aircraft carriers over submarines and vice versa by indicating that the Indian Navy's long-standing demand for a third supercarrier will be on the backburner for a while
Gorshkov warship cost hike exempted under RTI, should not be made public in national interest, says defence ministry
India's reasons for agreeing to a cost escalation by the Russian side for refurbished aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov renamed INS Vikramaditya in India should not be made public in national and diplomatic interest, the Defence Ministry said challenging CIC order on an RTI application
INS Viraat, the longest serving ship in the world, was decommissioned from the Indian Navy today. Here's all you need to know about the aircraft carrier
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and senior government and naval officials of the two countries are also scheduled to attend the ceremony for handing over the aircraft carrier that may be a game changer for India's naval aspirations.
The issue of India taking on lease from Russia a second nuclear submarine is likely to come up for some intense discussions during Antony’s visit.
The Navy pilots have been sent to Russia for training in landing and take-off from aircraft carriers.
Its flight deck is over twice the size of a football field, its power unit can light up the entire Kochi city and the cabling is enough to cover the distance between here to Delhi.
The warship, which is already delayed by around five years, is expected to complete its trials by the end of September.
The aircraft carrier would be based by the Navy off the coast of Karwar in Karnataka.
he much-awaited aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, currently undergoing trials in Russia, is likely to be commissioned in Indian Navy by the end of next year, Navy chief Admiral D K Joshi said.
The ministry was informed about delays in the delivery during India-Russia defence minister-level talks in October.
The problems started when the vessel tried to gain maximum speed during trials.