IN, Wants $25 Billion for Third Carrier

IN, Wants $25 Billion for Third Carrier 17 January, 2018

Indian Navy (IN) is to spend around $25 billion for a third aircraft carrier, India Today reported. The Navy currently operates one aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, while another one, INS Vikrant, is under construction at the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). The Navy has plans of buying 57 twin-engine fighter planes for the third aircraft carrier for which American F-18 and French Dassault Rafale are in the race. The Navy is planning to field its proposal before the defence ministry in near future.


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