Tugboats guide INS Vikrant
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India launches home-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

India has unveiled its first home-built aircraft carrier from a shipyard in southern Kerala state.

The 37,500 tonne INS Vikrant is expected to go for extensive trials in 2016 before being inducted into the navy by 2018, reports say.

With this, India joins a select group of countries capable of building such a vessel.

  • 12 Aug 2013
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