10POINTER- The Indian Navy took delivery of IAC-1 the ‘Vikrant’, the nation’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier.
About INS Vikrant
INS Vikrant, also known as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1 (IAC-1), is an aircraft carrier constructed by the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) for the Indian Navy.
It is the first aircraft carrier to be built in India.
It is named ‘Vikrant’ as a tribute to India’s first aircraft carrier, Vikrant (R11).
The name Vikrant means “courageous” in Sanskrit.