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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Undocking of INS Vikrant Postponed

INS VikrantThe much-anticipated ‘undocking’ of INS Vikrant, the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) being built at the Cochin Shipyard for the Indian Navy, was postponed on Saturday due to siltation following high-tide.

Undocking means that the work that needs to be carried out in the dry dock has been completed. Now, all the underwater works of the IAC have been completed, and the ship is ready to float out of the dry dock.

The remaining work can be completed while the ship is floating.

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