The INS Vikramaditya, a refurbished Russian-built aircraft carrier formerly called the Admiral Gorshkov, pictured in 2009. Photo: AFP
The INS Vikramaditya, a refurbished Russian-built aircraft carrier formerly called the Admiral Gorshkov, pictured in 2009. Photo: AFP

India to receive Russian-built aircraft carrier, five years late

Delhi to take possession of the INS Vikramaditya, an aircraft carrier built in Russia and purchased by India following a very expensive refit

The INS Vikramaditya, a refurbished Russian-built aircraft carrier formerly called the Admiral Gorshkov, pictured in 2009. Photo: AFP
The INS Vikramaditya, a refurbished Russian-built aircraft carrier formerly called the Admiral Gorshkov, pictured in 2009. Photo: AFP
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