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Vikrant Returns After Sea Trials

January 18, 2022 09:36 IST

The largest and most complex warship to be built in the country, the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, returned to Kochi after completing a third set of sea trials on Monday, January 17.

Following the first sea trials in August 2021, the Indian Navy had said the warship's performance was found satisfactory.

The second sea trials were conducted from October 24, 2021.

The warship may be inducted in the navy in August.


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