Purchased from the UK in 1986 INS Viraat was Commissioned in to the Indian Navy on the 12th May 1987. She served as Flagship for the Indian Navy for 26 years before releasing that role to INS Vikramaditya in 2013. On the 6th March 2017 she was decommissioned in Mumbai.
Where aircraft were stored and maintained
The heart of any ship. Providing the propulsion, water, heat and more.
Many different types of aircraft flew from this deck
Photo's from various other internal areas of the ship
held at the Captain N M Mulla Auditorium