INS Vikramaditya is the Indian Navy’s largest short take-off but assisted recovery (STOBAR) aircraft carrier and warship.
The warship has 22 decks and 2,500 compartments, of which 1,750 were completely re-built.
The warship was extensively refurbished with new propulsion systems, hull sections, sensors, and flight deck.
With over 1,600 personnel on board, INS Vikramaditya is literally a ‘Floating City’.
The floating airfield has an overall length of about 284 meters, stretching as much as 3 football fields put together.
She is capable of operations up to a range of over 7,000 nautical miles or 13000 kms.
The ship has the ability to carry over 30 aircraft comprising an assortment of several helicopters.
The ship is equipped with state of the art launch and recovery systems to enable smooth and efficient operation of aircraft.