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World's oldest aircraft carrier INS Viraat could soon be a museum

After 57 years of service life -- first commissioned in 1959 into the Royal Navy as HMS Hermes (R-12) and then transferred to India in 1987 -- the last of the Centaur-class......

INS Viraat to set sail for the last time this week

After nearly six decades in service, India’s majestic aircraft carrier INS Viraat will set sail for the last time from Mumbai to Kochi this week, powered by its own boilers before it is......

INS Viraat heads for 5-month long refit, setback for Navy plans

It looks as if India's plan to have three carrier battle groups, centred around INS Viraat, INS Vikramaditya and an indigenously built aircraft carrier in Cochin shipyard, has suffered a huge......

MUST READ FACTS: Aircraft carrier INS Viraat turns 25

The sole aircraft carrier of the country, INS Viraat has completed 25 years of its active service with the Indian Navy. The British warship -- earlier known as HMS Hermes -- was acquired by......

Navy to induct Russia's MiG-29K fighter jets

The Indian Navy will formally induct the Russian-made MiG-29K naval fighter jets for deployment on Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier on February 19 in Goa.The first four of the 16 MiG-29Ks that......
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INS Viraat reaches Mumbai, set to be decommissioned in January

INS Viraat, operational with the Indian Navy for 29 years, is being towed away from Kochi. INS Viraat, India's soon-to-be-decommissioned... ...

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/7122-ins-viraat-reaches-mumbai-set-be-decommissioned-january
World's oldest aircraft carrier embarks on final voyage

The world's oldest aircraft carrier is expected to be decommissioned by end of this year, after 55 years of service, including 27 years with the... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/ins-viraat-worlds-oldest-aircraft-carrier-embarks-final-voyage-700885

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