INS Vikrant Commissioned: INS Vikrant, India’s first homegrown aircraft carrier, to the Indian Navy at the Cochin Shipyard commissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The nation’s largest warship, weighing 45,000 tonnes, has finished a year of sea trials. The warship’s construction cost Rs 20,000 crore. The new Naval emblem was also revealed by the Prime Minister.
INS Vikrant Commissioned: Key Points
- An imitation of the INS Vikrant was given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- The first aircraft carrier made entirely in India, INS Vikrant, is given to the Indian Navy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Following the construction of INS Vikramaditya, this is the country’s second aircraft carrier.
- The new flag of the Indian Navy is raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, and other top officials aboard INS Vikrant.
- Prior to the commissioning of INS Vikrat, India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi examines the Indian Navy’s Guard of Honour at the Cochin Shipyard.
- India’s first home-built aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, which was commissioned today, is expected to strengthen its navy. The warship has been described as a “city on the move” since it is outfitted with cutting-edge amenities.
INS Vikrant Commissioned: Capacity of the Warship
Vikrant, the largest warship built entirely in India, would fly 30 fighter planes and helicopters. The aircraft carrier, which was built at the Cochin shipyard and will provide the Indian Navy with a third aircraft carrier, has a crew of more than 1,500.
INS Vikrant Commissioned: Size of the Warship
The 262 m long and 62 m broad INS Vikrant, the largest warship ever constructed in India, will be commissioned today. The warship is 18 stories tall and as large as two football fields when laid end to end, to better convey its enormity.