The initial deadline to deliver IAC-1, to be commissioned as INS Vikrant, was 2018. Sources said the sea trials of the aircraft carrier will commence in July.
Carrying the largest consignment, INS Airavat reached Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on Monday morning.
Navy steps up Covid relief measures, nine warships transporting oxygen, medical equipment from abroad
The deployment of nine warships as part of the 'Operation Samudra Setu II' forms a part of the multiple lines of effort by the Government and the Indian Navy to supplement the oxygen requirement.