India’s Aircraft Carrier Sea Trial Postponed

Sea tri­als of the air­craft car­ri­er ‘Admi­ral Gor­shkov’ under­go­ing Russ­ian ship­yard refit, are post­poned until June.

Air­craft car­ri­er ‘Admi­ral Gorshkov’
Here you can find more infor­ma­tion about: 

Sea tri­als of the Admi­ral Gor­shkov air­craft car­ri­er being over­hauled for the Indi­an navy at the Sev­mash ship­yard in north­ern Rus­sia have been post­poned until the begin­ning of June, the ship­yard said. 

The pur­chase of the Sovi­et-built Admi­ral Gor­shkov was agreed in 2005 but deliv­ery to India has been long delayed. The cost of refur­bish­ing the air­craft car­ri­er, to be renamed INS Vikra­ma­ditya, has since gone up from $947 mil­lion to $2.3 billion. 

The ves­sel was orig­i­nal­ly sched­uled to sail for tri­als in the White Sea and the Bar­ents Sea on May 25.The delay could have been caused by poor weath­er fore­cast in the tri­als area next week.The deliv­ery of the air­craft car­ri­er to the Indi­an navy is expect­ed in Decem­ber 2012. 

The ship has a dis­place­ment capac­i­ty of 45,000 tons. It has a max­i­mum speed of 32 knots and an endurance of 13,500 nau­ti­cal miles (25,000 km) at a cruis­ing speed of 18 knots. 


The web­site is ded­i­cat­ed to give a com­plete, swift and day-to-day cov­er­age of all the lat­est hap­pen­ings in the world of Indi­an Defence and Aero­space in an accu­rate, objec­tive, cred­i­ble and com­pre­hen­sive manner. 

Team GlobDef

Seit 2001 ist im Internet unterwegs, um mit eigenen Analysen, interessanten Kooperationen und umfassenden Informationen für einen spannenden Überblick der Weltlage zu sorgen. war dabei die erste deutschsprachige Internetseite, die mit dem Schwerpunkt Sicherheitspolitik außerhalb von Hochschulen oder Instituten aufgetreten ist.

Alle Beiträge ansehen von Team GlobDef →