INS Vikrant is India’s first Indigenously-built aircraft carrier and also the largest warship.
76% of the material and equipment used in Vikrant has been sourced domestically.
The 262 meters long INS Vikrant took more than 10 years to build.
It is capable of carrying 30 aircrafts, including helicopters and MiG-29K fighter jets.
It has rooms for around 1600 crew members and specialised cabins for women officers.
The Warship’s Cabling length is 2400 kms which equals the distance between Kochi and Delhi.
It is capable of generating enough electricity to power a small town.
It can travel at a speed of 28 knots which is equivalent to 51.856 km/h.
The 45000-ton warship was constructed for 20000 crore rupees (2.5 Billion USD).
INS Vikrant’s equipment has been made in 18 states and union territories.