Articles about INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

27 Nov 2020

India
Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

The Indian Navy on Friday said that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft had crashed off the coast of Goa into the Arabian Sea last evening.

Nirmala Sitharaman takes off in IAF's combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI

17 Jan 2018

India
Nirmala Sitharaman takes off in IAF's combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI

To review its operational functionality and combat prowess, India's first woman defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday flew in Sukhoi-30 MKI from the Jodhpur airbase in Rajasthan.

MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe

03 Jan 2018

India
MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe

A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Navy burst into flames after veering off the runway at Goa airport during takeoff.

#DefenseDiaires: 5 of the Indian Navy's most powerful weapons

04 Dec 2017

India
#DefenseDiaires: 5 of the Indian Navy's most powerful weapons

The Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on December 4 to honor the nation's brave seafarers who secure the nation's vast maritime frontiers.

Russia keen on jointly developing MiG-29K with Indian companies

18 Sep 2017

India
Russia keen on jointly developing MiG-29K with Indian companies

Russian defense major MiG said it's open to providing transfer of technology and joint development of its MiG-29K warplane to Indian companies for the Indian Navy (IN).

Exercise Malabar kicks off in the Bay of Bengal

11 Jul 2017

World
Exercise Malabar kicks off in the Bay of Bengal

The naval forces of US and India and the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces recently commenced the annual Malabar joint exercises in the Bay of Bengal.

Eye on China, India-US-Japan navies to hold huge exercise

05 Jul 2017

World
Eye on China, India-US-Japan navies to hold huge exercise

India, US and Japan will be deploying their largest and most advanced warships for the trilateral Malabar naval exercise which will be held in the Bay of Bengal from July 10.

Navy chief says 4 companies have expressed interest for jets

01 Jun 2017

India
Navy chief says 4 companies have expressed interest for jets

Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said four defense companies have expressed interest in providing it 57 multi-role combat fighter jets for its aircraft carrier.

Growing Chinese influence in IOR: China builds second aircraft carrier

28 Apr 2017

World
Growing Chinese influence in IOR: China builds second aircraft carrier

In a bid to compete with India for influence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), China launched added a second aircraft carrier, classified as Type001A to its fleet.

INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier, all set to retire

06 Mar 2017

India
INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier, all set to retire

A ceremony will be held in Mumbai on March 6 for decommission of INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier in service, after 30 years with the Indian Navy.

INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement

21 Feb 2017

India
INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement

Indian Navy's INS Viraat, set to retire on March 6, could be sold as scrap, as a proposal to convert it into a museum remains in limbo.

INS Sarvekshak: First naval warship to run on solar energy

13 Feb 2017

India
INS Sarvekshak: First naval warship to run on solar energy

For the first time in India, a naval warship has had solar panels installed on it.

INS Viraat embarks on final voyage to Mumbai

25 Oct 2016

India
INS Viraat embarks on final voyage to Mumbai

The world's oldest aircraft carrier INS Viraat was given a grand send-off from Kochi after its 56-year service to the Navy.