SC dismisses plea to convert INS Viraat into a museum (The Hindu, GS-3, defence)

Context:- SC rejected a plea which wanted to stop dismantling of INS Viraat, the Navy’s decommissioned aircraft carrier.

  • It was an aircraft carrier, india currently has 2 aircraft carrier, vikrant and vikrmaditya.

About INS Virat:-

  • It was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier.
  • completed and commissioned in 1959
  • decommissioned in 1984
  • During the Falklands War in 1982 against the Argentinian forces
  • played a major role in Operation Jupiter.

 

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Swarn Singh

Plutus IAS Current Affair Team

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