Indian INS Vikramaditya Aircraft Carrier is a refurbished Russian Admiral Gorshkov carrier which is outfitted with the a full runway,new arrester gear and ski jump at an estimated cost estimates of $2.9 billion.
The INS Vikramaditya Aircraft Carrier will carry aerial complement of MiG-29K fighter jets and Ka-31 airborne early warning (AEW) helicopters. 

India has already purchased 16 MiG-29K (12 MiG-29K, 4 two-seat MiG-29KUB). Agreement for additional 29 MiG-29K/KUB fighter jets for second aircraft carrier and training squadron was signed in January last year.


  1. Refurbished Russian Admiral Gorshkov carrier with a cost estimated of $2.9 billion,india shud have gone for de commissioned nuclear powerwed aircraft USS KITTY HAWK,which can deploy 90 aircrafts.

  2. IT Wasn't AVAILABLE TO Indian navy