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HMS MONMOUTH sails in company with Carrier INS VIKRAMADITYA. Picture: LA(Phot) Dean Nixon.

 

HMS Monmouth sailed in company with the brand new Carrier INS VIKRAMADITYA. INS Vikramaditya (R33) (Sanskrit, Vikramāditya meaning "Brave as the Sun"[note 1]) is a Project 11430[3] modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier which entered into service with the Indian Navy in 2013. The ship has been renamed in honour of Vikramaditya, a legendary 1st century BC emperor of Ujjain, India.

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Taken on December 12, 2013