Indian Navy Day 2021: INS Vikramaditya to INS Vikrant, a Look at Indian Navy Ships

Indian Navy Day 2021: INS Vikramaditya to INS Vikrant, a Look at Indian Navy Ships

The Indian Navy Day is celebrated annually on December 4 to commemorate the Indian Navy’s Operation Trident during the Indo-Pakistan war in 1971. The day is observed to recognise and cherish the valiant efforts and role of the Indian Navy in safeguarding the country’s marine borders. As the day is dedicated to the Indian Naval Force, here’s the list of some of the major ships of the Indian Navy:

INS VIKRAMADITYA

INS Vikramaditya is an Indian Carrier ship that has the ability to carry over 30 aircraft comprising an assortment of MiG 29K/Sea Harrier, Kamov 31, Kamov 28, Sea King, ALH-Dhruv and Chetak helicopters. It was Commission in 2013

 INS Vikrant is also known as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1. It is the first aircraft carrier to be built in India. The name Vikrant was derived from the Sanskrit word Vikrānta that means “stepping beyond”, “courageous” or “bold.” The basin trials of this aircraft carrier were completed in December 2020, and it is expected to start sea trials by the end of 2021.

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