India becomes the sixth nation to build and launch an aircraft carrier—the Indian Naval Ship Vikrant (‘victorious’ and ‘gallant’). It’s the largest ship ever designed and built by India and has 76% local content.


Snehesh Alex Philip writing in 'the Print' makes the following points:
  • Unrefuelled range- 13,900 km.
  • Top speed -28 knots.
  • Total of 30 fighters and helicopters.
  • STOBAR (short take-off and arrested landing) system.


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