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First successful night landing of MiG-29K on INS Vikrant


Indian Navy has achieved yet another historic achievement. MiG-29K made history by landing on INS Vikrant at night. The Indian Navy said in a statement that this is a sign of the Navy’s enthusiasm for self-reliance. The Indian Navy has hailed the achievement as another step towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘self-reliant India’. The Indian Navy has shared the video of the first night landing on Twitter.

Rajnath Singh
Congratulations on MiG-29K landing Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said, “I congratulate the Indian Navy for successfully completing the first night test landing of MiG-29K on INS Vikrant. This remarkable achievement is due to the skill, tenacity and professionalism of Vikrant.” is the ratio of crew to Navy pilots.

First indigenous aircraft carrier
Earlier, the naval version of Tejas aircraft was successfully landed on INS Vikrant. However, then this time the landing was done during the day. Apart from this, the Kamov 31 helicopter also landed on INS Vikrant on March 28. INS Vikrant is the first aircraft carrier built in India. It was built by Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Kerala. This indigenous aircraft carrier was named after India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant.