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What is the name of Indian Navy's aircraft carrier which was decommissioned after 30 years of service in March 2017?

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What is the name of Indian Navy's aircraft carrier which was decommissioned after 30 years of service in March 2017?
posted Sep 21, 2017 by Diya Borda

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INS Viraat was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. INS Viraat was the flagship of the Indian Navy before INS Vikramaditya was commissioned in 2013. The last British-built ship serving with the Indian Navy, she was the oldest aircraft carrier in service in the world. The ship was completed and commissioned in 1959 as the Royal Navy's HMS Hermes, and decommissioned in 1984. It was sold to India in 1987. INS Viraat was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 12 May 1987, and served for almost 30 years.

Viraat was formally decommissioned on 6 March 2017.

answer Sep 27, 2017 by Vijay
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