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Indian aircraft carrier's sea trials postponed
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 5/24/2012 12:00:00 AM
Indian aircraft carrier's sea trials postponed

Moscow :  Sea trials of the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian navy in Russia, have been postponed until beginning of June, the Sevmash shipyard said Wednesday.

The vessel was originally scheduled to sail for trials in the White Sea and the Barents Sea May 25. Its refurbishing is being carried out at the Sevmash shipyard in northern Russia.

"The start of the sea trials has been moved to the beginning of June," said a Sevmash spokesperson.

The purchase of the Soviet-built Admiral Gorshkov was agreed in 2005 but delivery to India has been long delayed. The cost of refurbishing the aircraft carrier, to be renamed INS Vikramaditya, has since gone up from


Indian aircraft carrier s sea trials postponed


भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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