New Delhi: MiG-29K. A fighter jet made the first night landing on the indigenously built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in what the Indian Navy has described as a historic achievement. The Navy said that this challenging night landing test demonstrated the determination, skill, and professionalism of the crew of INS Vikrant and the pilots of the Navy.
Officials said the feat was achieved on Wednesday night when the ship was in the Arabian Sea. Indian Navy spokesperson Commander Vivek Madhwal said, MiG-29K on INS Vikrant. The Indian Navy has achieved another historic feat by carrying out the first night landing. This is a sign of the Navy moving towards self-reliance.
This challenging ‘night landing’ test also reflects the determination, skill, and professionalism of the crew and pilots of the Navy, he added. The naval prototype of the light combat aircraft developed in India was launched on the aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in February. Apart from this, the Russian-made MiG-29K. The aircraft also landed on INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh MiG-29K on INS Vikrant. Congratulations to the Indian Navy on the first successful night landing.
Singh tweeted, MiG-29K on INS Vikrant. Congratulations to the Indian Navy for successfully completing the first-night landing test of. Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in September last year. With this, India has joined the select list of countries that have the domestic capabilities to build such large warships.