A.P. govt. wants INS Viraat turned into luxury hotel However, fate of aircraft frigate is unclear as Defence Ministry is yet to decide on proposal.
INS Viraat, the oldest aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy had last day of its service but remains unclear as to whether it will be converted into a luxury hotel or will it head to the scrapyard to be broken up.
About INS Viraat
INS Viraat (Sanskrit : Virāṭa meaning Giant ) was a aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. INS Viraat was the flagship of the Indian Navy before INS Vikramaditya was commissioned in 2013, the last British-built ship serving with the Indian Navy and she was the oldest aircraft carrier in service in the world.