INS Viraat is a centaur class aircraft carrier of Indian Navy. It is the flagship of the Indian Navy. It was acquired from UK on May 1987. (It will be replaced by INS Vikrant).
INS Vikrant was launched on 12 August 2013 and expected to be commissioned in 2022. Vikrant class two aircraft carriers and is being built for the Indian Navy, INS Vikrant and INS Vishal. The first aircraft carrier to be designed and built in India (Cochin Shipyard Ltd.) is INS Vikrant.
INS Vishal is expected to be commissioned in 2030.
Russian built Admiral Gorshkov renamed INS Vikramaditya is a modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier. It entered service with the Indian Navy in 2013. It is India's biggest ship, aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier that appeared in the Indian Postage Stamp in 2013 is INS Vikramadithya.
Amphibious Warfare ship: An amphibious transport dock of the Austin class acquired from United States on 17 January 2007 is INS Jalashwa (formerly USS Trenton). INS Jalashwa was commissioned on 22 June 2007, which is located in Visakhapatnam that came under Eastern Naval Command.
Miscellaneous ships of Indian Navy
MILAN is a scheme of the Indian Navy established in 1995. It is a biennial group of navies of the Indian Ocean and is conducted for making friendship and mutual understanding among participating navies.
The guided missile frigate of Indian Navy known as 'raging Rhino' is INS Brahmaputra (commissioned on 14 April 2000).
The Indian Navy training ship which circum navigated the globe in 15 months is INS Tarangini.
The patrol vessel of India that thwarted piracy attempts near the Gulf of Aden on 11 November 2011 is INS Sukanya.
The patrol vessels based in Kochi under the Southern Naval Command is INS Kalpeni & INS Kabra.
Patrol vessels based in Chennai under India's Eastern Naval Command is INS Car Nicobar and INS Chetlat.
Patrol vessels based on Goa under the Western Naval Command is INS Cankarso and INS Kondul.
Indian Naval ship that helped to catch Somali pirates near Lakshadweep Island is INS Cankarso. The operation is named, Island watch
First Water jet propelled patrol vessels of the Indian Navy is Car Nicobar class Patrol vessel.
The Trinkat class patrol vessel transferred to Maldivian coast guard on 16 April 2006, as CGS Huravee is INS Tillanchang.
Patrol vessel transferred to Seychelles Coast guard on 23 February 2005 as SCG PS Topaz is INS Tarmugli.
Marine Acoustic research ship based at Southern Naval Command in Kochi is INS Sagardhwani
Catamaran hull hydrographic survey vessel of the Indian Navy built indigenously by Alcock Ashdown Ltd. Gujarat is INS Makar (commissioned on 12 September 2012).
India bought 10 Boeing C 17 Globemaster III Aircraft from USA.
First Indigenously built missile boat is INS Vibhuthi.
Largest offshore Patrol Vessel of Indian Navy is INS Sumitra.
Fast Patrol Vessel commissioned by Indian Coast Guard in 2014 in Kochi is INS Abhinav.