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Indian Navy's INS Vikramaditya carrying out sea trials post-refit

The 45,000-tonne aircraft carrier could hold as many as twenty MiG-29K fighters, along with utility helicopters, on its flight deck

INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya

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Indian Navy's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is carrying out sea trials post-refit, Indian Navy officials said on Monday, adding that the aircraft carrier is expected to complete the trials soon and is expected to perform operational roles.
Indian Navy operates MiG-29K fighter jets from the aircraft carrier.
The INS Vikramaditya, formerly the Kiev-class warship Admiral Gorshkov, was inducted into service in 2014.
The 45,000-tonne aircraft carrier could hold as many as twenty MiG-29K fighters, along with utility helicopters, on its flight deck.
At present, India has two aircraft carriers -- INS Vikramaditya and INS Viraat, while it is planning to develop a third -- INS Vishaal by 2030.

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First Published: Feb 27 2023 | 3:00 PM IST

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