Vikrant Heads Out To Sea

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, headed out for the next set of its sea trials in Kochi on Sunday, January 9, 2022.

The Vikrant successfully completed its maiden sea trial in August 2021 and the second sea trial in October-November 2021.

Please click on the images for a look at the pride of the Indian Navy.

IMAGE: The INS Vikrant will undergo 3 sea trials.
Photograph: PTI Photo


IMAGE: During the trials, the INS Vikrant will undertake complex manoeuvres to establish how the ship performs in various conditions.
Photograph: PTI Photo


IMAGE: The INS Vikrant was built at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd.
Photograph: ANI Photo


IMAGE: The warship — which will operate MiG-29K fighter jets, Kamov-31 helicopters, MH-60R multi-role helicopters — has over 2,300 compartments, designed for a crew of around 1,700 Indian Navy personnel, including specialised cabins to accommodate women officers
Photograph: ANI Photo


Photographs curated by Anant Salvi/
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/


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