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Which air craft carrier is about to be inducted into Indian Navy on Lease from Russia

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Asked by gaurav shokeen, 29 Dec '09 11:27 pm
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The aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, formerly the Admiral Gorshkov.
Answered by Shikha Aggarwal, 30 Dec '09 12:30 am

 
  
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Gorshkov Spurs Indian Navy To Look Beyond Russia

The simmering controversy over the cost escalation insisted upon by Russia for retrofitting the 44,750-tonne Kiev class aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov has spurred the Indian Navy to look beyond Russia to meet its futuristic requirements. Russias demand for an additional US$ 2-billion over and above the US$1.5-billion package deal signed in 2004 for retrofitting this aircraft carrier originally known as Baku has upset the Indian defence establishment. Of the US$ 1.5 billion originally contracted amount, US$974 million was for augmenting the decommissioned Russian aircraft carrier and the rest earmarked for 16 M-29K fighter aircraft to operate from the carrier which would be inducted into the Indian Navy as INS Vikramaditya.

Russia on its part has offered to make available additional M-29K fighters for use onboard Indias homegrown aircraft carrier now under construction at the Cochin Shipyard at Kochi in Kerala. A section of Indi ...more
Answered by Jeevan, 29 Dec '09 11:29 pm

 
  
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Gorshkov
Answered by anil garg, 17 Mar '10 03:51 pm

 
  
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Admiral Gorshkov rechristianed the Vikramaditya.... it is coasting 40% more than the brand new ship...
Answered by Deepak Joshi, 29 Dec '09 11:34 pm

 
  
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