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India launches first indigenous aircraft carrier

 KOCHI, Aug 12 – India today launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, joining the elite club of nations with the capability of designing and building a warship in the over 35,000-tonne class, reports PTI.

Defence Minister A K Antony’s wife Elizabeth launched the 37,500-tonne carrier at Kochi shipyard almost four-and-a-half years after its keel was laid by the minister.

“It is a red-letter day for the entire nation and a proud moment for the country which has achieved self-reliance in the field of warship design and construction,” he said in his speech on the occasion.

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