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It is re­ported that Prin­ci­pal Di­rec­tor Naval De­sign, has said that In­dia’s first in­dige­nous air­craft car­rier will be ready for in­duc­tion by 2020, de­fy­ing the as­sess­ment of a re­port from In­di­aÕs Comp­trol­ler and Auditor Gen­eral that the fu­ture INS Vikrant wonÕt be ready for ser­vice un­til 2023. It was also said that that the ves­sel will be ready for har­bour tri­als by the end of 2018, which will then be fol­lowed up by sea tri­als and avi­a­tion tri­als. A model of Vikrant is likely to be dis­played dur­ing the Re­pub­lic Day 2018 pa­rade.

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