INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya will join Indo-French naval exercise soon

The bilateral naval exercise, initiated in 1983 and christened ‘Varuna’ in 2001, forms a vital part of the Indo-French strategic partnership.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Despite fire, INS Vikramaditya in Indo-French exercise

An Indian Navy statement also said that the exercise will be conducted in two phases - the harbour phase at Goa.

published on : 1st May 2019

INS Vikramaditya will take part in exercise, says Indian Navy

Along with its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, France too will deploy some of its destroyers and nuclear attack submarines.

published on : 29th April 2019

Steam pipe blast caused fire on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya: Sources

A blast in a steam pipe in the engine room of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is believed to have led to the fire that claimed the life of a naval officer on Friday at INS Kadamba naval base here.

published on : 28th April 2019

INS Vikramaditya fire: Navy says aircraft carrier will participate in ‘Varuna’ exercise, Karwar base contradicts

INS Vikramaditya was returning to its base in Karwar to take part in the joint exercise with France slated from May 1-6 off Karwar and Goa coasts, when the fire took place in it.

published on : 27th April 2019

Naval officer dies while fighting fire on board INS Vikramaditya, nine injured

Lt Cdr D.S. Chauhan, who was leading the firefighting efforts, suffered loss of consciousness owing to smoke and fumes.

published on : 26th April 2019

Navy deployed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, nuclear submarine Chakra post-Pulwama attack

The naval assets comprising 60 ships of the Indian Navy, 12 ships of the Indian Coast Guard, and 60 aircraft were part of the theatre level operational readiness exercise (TROPEX 19).

published on : 17th March 2019

Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya to enter sea-trial stage soon after second refit

With the second refitment of INS Vikramaditya over, the country’s lone operational aircraft carrier will be entering the sea-trial stage by next week.

published on : 21st October 2018