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INS Vikrant, 1st India-Made Aircraft Carrier

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262 metres long and 62 metres wide, INS Vikrant is the largest warship to be built in India

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It can have 30 aircraft on board and a crew of nearly 1,600.

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The 45,000-tonne warship has been built at a cost of ₹ 20,000 crore.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi 2nd Sep, 22 commissioned INS Vikrant, India's first home-built aircraft carrier, in a grand ceremony at Cochin Shipyard

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It can have 30 aircraft on board, including MiG-29K fighter jets and helicopters

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The warship can accommodate a crew of nearly 1,600.

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The Prime Minister said INS Vikrant is the reflection of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat mission

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The Prime Minister said Today, India has entered the list of countries that can build such large warships indigenously

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At present, India has only one aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, which is built on a Russian platform

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INS Vikrant is named after its predecessor, which played a key role during the 1971 war against Pakistan for the liberation of Bangladesh