PIB - 6 March 2017

edited March 2017 in PIB

INS Viraat Aircraft Carrier Decommissioned

The world's oldest aircraft carrier in active service, INS Viraat, will be decommissioned on Monday after serving the Indian Navy for nearly 30 years. INS Viraat was commissioned in Indian Navy in 1987, before that the historic ship served Royal British Navy for 27 long years. It was built in 1943, during the Second World War. The carrier has provided utmost protection to the country during many tense situations
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