Articles about INS Vikrant
26 Jan 2021
Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day
India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
10 Feb 2020
Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age
India's first Chief of Defense Staff, Bipin Rawat, wants to decrease the burden that the pension of retired army officers puts on the exchequer and has suggested increasing retirement age for the same.
27 Apr 2018
India hands over helicopter, tanks to Bangladesh as 1971 memorabilia
India has handed over a Mi-4 helicopter and two PT-76 tanks to Bangladesh as part of 1971 Liberation War memorabilia.
16 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: On this day, India won its greatest military victory
Every year, India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate nation's greatest military victory.
18 Sep 2017
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).
22 Jun 2017
Come, 'Make in India': Arun Jaitley to Russian defence firms
Speaking at the Technoprom-2017 conference in Novosibirsk, Union defence minister Arun Jaitley invited Russian companies to collaborate with Indian companies to jointly produce weapon systems and military platforms under 'Make in India.'
28 Apr 2017
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.
08 Apr 2017
Indo-Israeli defence partnership: $2bn deals signed ahead of Modi visit
India and Israel recently entered into major defence deals worth $2 billion for manufacture of Surface to Air Missiles (SAM). This is seen as a move to bolster bilateral ties ahead of PM Modi's visit to Tel Aviv in July.
06 Mar 2017
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.
21 Feb 2017
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.
25 Oct 2016
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.