Published on: January 10, 2022

INS VIKRANT

INS VIKRANT

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http://reborn-babies-dolls.com/?p=16 INS Vikrant, is likely to be commissioned in 2022.It successfully conducted Sea Trials

DETAILS

  • Built as part of Atmanirbhar Bharat
  • Also called Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1, is an aircraft carrier constructed by the Cochin Shipyard Limited for the Indian Navy
  • Named Vikrant after the decommissioned maiden carrier of the Navy
  • At present, India has only one aircraft carrier, the Russian-origin INS Vikramaditya
  • Will have an air component of 30 aircraft, comprising MiG-29K fighter jets, Kamov-31 airborne early warning helicopters and the soon-to-be-inducted MH-60R multi-role helicopter, besides the indigenous Advanced Light Helicopters.
  • Speed : 30 knots (approximately 55 kmph)
  • Shipborne weapons include Barak LR SAM and AK-630, while it has MFSTAR and RAN-40L 3D radars as sensors. The vessel has a Shakti EW (Electronic Warfare) Suite.