INS Vikramaditya enters Indian Navy's area of operation
Story from the HINDU
GAURAV VIVEK BHATNAGAR
INS VIKRAMADITYA, PHOTO CREDIT INDIAN NAVY
"It was a sight to behold. As India’s newest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya entered the Indian Navy’s area of operation in north western Arabian Sea, accompanied by three other vessels, it was rendezvoused — in Naval parlance RVed — with the Western Fleet that had gone all the way from Mumbai to receive it.
INS Vikramaditya, which was accompanied by INS Trikand, which is a Talwar class frigate, INS Delhi which is a Delhi class destroyer and INS Deepak, the fleet tanker, fired ceremonial guns to salute the flag of the fleet commander Rear Admiral Anand Chawla, who was leading the flotilla of the Western Fleet, that also comprised aircraft carrier INS Viraat."
Read the complete story at: THE HINDU JANUARY 4, 2013