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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 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......

President Patil to board INS Viraat today

India's only aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, will have a special guest on Wednesday -- President Pratibha Devisingh Patil.Patil, the supreme commander of the country's armed forces, will get on board......
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INS Viraat to lay anchor in Andhra Pradesh, but as a museum

HYDERABAD: Torpedoing the competition from the other maritime states in the country, Andhra Pradesh has secured the clearance from the Indian Navy... ...

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INS Viraat to have short refit

INS Viraat, India's second aircraft carrier, was commissioned in 1987. Photo: Vivek Bendre TOPICS It will be dry-docked most likely in August... ...

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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... ...

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Avoid Vikrant's choppy seas

Calculated caution would be advisable when processing the proposal from the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation to convert the world's... ...

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Defence ministry seeks response of coastal states

NEW DELHI: The defence ministry will soon seek a response from all coastal states in the country about whether anyone of them is interested in the... ...

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