INS Vikrant - made-in-India aircraft carrier commissioned by PM Modi | PHOTOS | Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

INS Vikrant - made-in-India aircraft carrier commissioned by PM Modi | PHOTOS

Updated On Sep 02, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Prime minister Narendra Modi commissioned INS Vikrant - the first made-in-India aircraft carrier - in Kerala on Friday. With this India has joined the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China, and France in boasting a home-made aircraft carrier.

1 / 5
Navy helicopter takes off from the flight deck of INS Vikrant.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Navy helicopter takes off from the flight deck of INS Vikrant.(PTI)

2 / 5
At 45,000 tonnes, Vikrant is the largest ship to be designed and built in India.(HT_PRINT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 02:39 PM IST

At 45,000 tonnes, Vikrant is the largest ship to be designed and built in India.(HT_PRINT)

3 / 5
Odisha sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik creates sand art welcoming the first home-made aircraft carrier - INS Vikrant' - at Puri Beach, (Sudarsan Pattnaik Twitter) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Odisha sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik creates sand art welcoming the first home-made aircraft carrier - INS Vikrant' - at Puri Beach, (Sudarsan Pattnaik Twitter)

4 / 5
Prime minister Narendra Modi with Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. Hari Kumar during the commissioning ceremony of INS Vikrant at Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Prime minister Narendra Modi with Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. Hari Kumar during the commissioning ceremony of INS Vikrant at Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi. (PTI)

5 / 5
Also on this day, the Navy switched to a new ensign, as seen in the background, during the launch of the carrier.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Also on this day, the Navy switched to a new ensign, as seen in the background, during the launch of the carrier.(PTI)

SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, May 18, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On