Indian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya To Carry Out Sea Trials

English News 27 Feb 2023 31

aircraft carrier was sent for a major overhaul in Karwar in December 2021. The test for air operations will begin in April...

After 15 months, the Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will move out of Karwar naval base for sea trials on March 23. The 45,000-ton carrier will be handed over to the Indian Navy by March 31. The MiG-29K fighter jets will start operations in April 2023.

The warship will carry a maximum of 36 aircraft including 26 MiG-29K fighters and 10 Kamov Ka-31 advance electronic warning and Ka-28 anti-submarine warfare helicopters. India will now have two operational advanced aircraft carriers with INS Vikrant. It will be joining INS Vikramaditya after the completion of its sea trials on the western seaboard. 

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