INS Vikrant also known as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1 (IAC-1)

INS Vikrant aircraft carrier constructed by the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL)

It is the first aircraft carrier to be built in India

It is named 'Vikrant' as a tribute to India's first aircraft carrier, Vikrant (R11)

The name Vikrant means "courageous" in Sanskrit.

The motto of the ship is "Jayema Saṁ Yudhi Spr̥dhaḥ", means "I defeat those who fight against me".

a 262 metres long, 62 metres wide, 59 metres height

Work on the ship's design began in 1999