India’s aircraft carriers
INS Viraat: 28,700 tons, Centaur class carrier (ex-HMS Hermes) in service since 1987.
INS Vikramaditya : 45,400 tons, Modified Kiev class carrier (ex-Admiral Gorshkov), in service with India since 2013.
INS Vikrant: 40,000 tons, Vikrant class carrier. It is being built at Cochin Shipyard and is expected to enter service in 2018.
INS Vishal: 65,000 tons, Vikrant-class carrier. Yet to start, planned to enter service in 2025. It may be nuclear powered
INS Vishal will be capable of carrying over 50 aircraft.
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