India plans to retire the aircraft carrier Vikrant for commercial purposes
Indian Navy, “Vikrant” aircraft
According to India’s Economic Times May 5, 2009 reported that India’s first ship, “Vikrant” aircraft has been modified a number of upgrades the company’s response, Seven companies expressed interest in the project, the project may invest billions of rupees.
Indian officials said the aircraft was in 1971 when the main ships of war between India and Pakistan, plans to enter the Maritime Museum by the modification and commercial use.
Maharashtra Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation was entrusted with the aircraft modification work, the company announced April 27 the tender application. The company is currently interested in the project include the Indian construction company, Srei Infrastructure Company, Dhoot development company, Kalpataru and Zoom Development Company.
“Vikrant” aircraft retired in 1997, is currently berthed at the naval shipyard in Mumbai. (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy in the red)