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Russian-Built Carrier Passes Sea Trials With Flying Colors

June 25 2012


Shipyard officials say the Russian-built Vikramaditya aircraft carrier constructed for the Indian navy has exceeded expectations during her sea trials, reports Interfax-AVN (Russia).

The carrier left the Sevmash quay in early June for the trials, reported Russia & India Report.

The carrier is scheduled to sail to the Barents Sea this week to begin flight trials with MiG-29K fighters, said a shipbuilding industry source.

The Vikramaditya is currently commanded by a Russian...

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