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UK pitches to design Indian aircraft carriers, Navy weighing its options

Choosing between US & UK 'a dilemma', says Navy chief

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navy | Indian Navy | Navy Fighter Jets

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

HMS Queen Elizabeth II
HMS Queen Elizabeth II

Battles are raging around the Navy’s proposed third aircraft carrier, INS Vishal, even though it is still on the drawing board. There is a bitter inter-services debate over whether India can afford another carrier. The is also weighing competing claims from the US and the UK over who should provide design expertise.

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First Published: Thu, December 05 2019. 01:56 IST