Indian Navy – Aircraft, Submarines and Aircraft Carriers

Aircrafts in the Indian Navy

#AircraftCountry of OriginRole
1.MiG 29KRussiaFighter
2.Sea HarrierGreat BritainFighter (decommissioned in May 2016)
3.Dornier 228GermanyTransport
4.Ilyushin 38Soviet UnionTransport
5.Boeing P-81U.S.A.Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare
Helicopters
1.HAL ALHIndiaTransport Helicopter
2.HAL ChetakFranceTransport Helicopter
3.Seaking 42U.K.Transport Helicopter

Submarines in the Indian Navy

#ClassNamesRole
1.ChakraINS Chakra (Originally K-152 Nerpa of Russian Navy)Nuclear powered
2.SindughoshINS Sindhugosh, INS Sindhudhvaj, INS Sindhuraj, INS Sindhuvir, INS Sindhuratna, INS Sindhukesari, INS Sindhukirti, INS Sindhuvijay, INS Sindhurakshak, INS SindhurashtraDiesel-Electric
3.ShishukumarINS Shishumar, INS Shankush, INS Shalki, INS ShankulDiesel-electric

Aircraft Carriers in the Indian Navy

#NameOriginal NameClassCountry of Origin
1.INS ViraatHMS HermesCentaur classU.K.
2.INS VikramadityaAdmiral GorshkovKiev ClassRussia
3.INS Vikrant-Vikrant ClassIndigenous (Expected to be commissioned in 2018)
INS Vikrant originally HMS Hercules of Majestic Class (United Kingdom) was the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. She was decommissioned in 1997 and sold for ship-breaking in 2014. Bajaj V motorcycle is a motorcycle made from the metal of INS Vikrant.