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World’s oldest serving aircraft carrier INS Viraat retires :http://gktomorrow.com/2017/03/06/worlds-oldest-ins-viraat-retires/

World’s oldest serving aircraft carrier INS Viraat retires :http://gktomorrow.com/2017/03/06/worlds-oldest-ins-viraat-retires/

INS VIRAAT the oldest warship cum aircraft carrier of the world is to be decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai today. According to Indian Navy, the warship holds the Guinness Books of record for longest-serving in any naval force.

INS VIRAAT the oldest warship cum aircraft carrier of the world is to be decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai today. According to Indian Navy, the warship holds the Guinness Books of record for longest-serving in any naval force.

INS Viraat, formally HMS Hermes,  decommissioned in presence of retired British Royal Navy personnel

INS Viraat, formally HMS Hermes, decommissioned in presence of retired British Royal Navy personnel

As HMS Hermes, she played a celebrated role in the Falklands war but after more than 60 years’ service with the British and Indian navies, the world’s oldest serving aircraft carrier could end up on the scrapheap after she is decommissioned today.  Now known as the INS Viraat, she was flagship of the British taskforce that recaptured the Falklands from Argentina in 1982. She will be retired at sunset in a ceremony in Mumbai. The last of her crew, already scaled down from 1,500 to 300, will…

As HMS Hermes, she played a celebrated role in the Falklands war but after more than 60 years’ service with the British and Indian navies, the world’s oldest serving aircraft carrier could end up on the scrapheap after she is decommissioned today. Now known as the INS Viraat, she was flagship of the British taskforce that recaptured the Falklands from Argentina in 1982. She will be retired at sunset in a ceremony in Mumbai. The last of her crew, already scaled down from 1,500 to 300, will…

After a long service of 30 years India’s Oldest serving aircraft “INS Viraat” to be decommissioned today. #LatestUpdates www.chennaiungalkaiyil.com.

After a long service of 30 years India’s Oldest serving aircraft “INS Viraat” to be decommissioned today. #LatestUpdates www.chennaiungalkaiyil.com.

It is time for the nation and its 1.3 billion people to say goodbye to one of the most loyal servants this nation has ever had.Thank you INS Viraat, for...

It is time for the nation and its 1.3 billion people to say goodbye to one of the most loyal servants this nation has ever had.Thank you INS Viraat, for...

7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORLD’S OLDEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER INS Viraat  Read More-->> http://www.oneworldnews.com/worlds-oldest-aircraft-carrier-ins-viraat-to-retires-today-here-is-all-you-need-to-know/

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INS Viraat all set to retire today.    https://themangonews.com/india/ins-viraat-all-set-to-retire-today/

INS Viraat all set to retire today. https://themangonews.com/india/ins-viraat-all-set-to-retire-today/

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat