“R11…. Welcome to the fold! May you forever have following seas and many fathoms below the keel…. Happy Hunting!” ………INS Vikramaditya, Indian Navy.
“As a maritime nation,the SAGAR vision shapes India’s outlook.We have been a reliable first responder & a growing contributor to global commons. The INS Vikrant is not only an expression of New India, but an assurance of greater capabilities for national security & global good.” ………Dr. S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs
“A special warship, #INSVikrant is the realisation of Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji’s vision and the dream of every Indian. A technological marvel, it represents the might of New India and bolsters our maritime presence in the Indo-Pacific” ………Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways.
“Designed by Warship Design Bureau & built by @cslcochin #Vikrant is a force multiplier which will strengthen @indiannavy’s offensive & defensive capabilities. 76% indigenous content of #Vikrant involves 550 Indian companies including 100 MSMEs in a reflection of @makeinindia” …… Hardeep Singh Puri.
“Honoured to be present at the commissioning of #INSVikrant by @narendramodi – a great day for 🇮🇳 @indiannavy & for open & free seas” …….British High Commissioner to India.
“Congratulations, India, on commissioning #IACVikrant and joining the club of nations capable of manufacturing aircraft carriers! France looks forward to seeing 🇮🇳#INSVikrant sail together with 🇫🇷Charles de Gaulle carrier in our joint actions in the #IndoPacific.” ………French Embassy in India.
“Hello #INSVikrant! Congratulations to India on commissioning its 1st indigenously built aircraft carrier & joining a prestigious group of five nations with this capability. We look forward to continuing to work together with our Indian partners for a free & open Indo-Pacific.”……US Embassy in India.
“#Maritime domain engagement is the cornerstone of 🇦🇺🇮🇳 #defence relationship. India’s first home-built aircraft carrier #INSVikrant was awesome to see up close in #Kochi. Congratulations PM @narendramodi & @indiannavy on this significant security milestone!” ……… Australian High Commission in India.
“Beautiful ship! Looking forward to continuing our work towards a #FreeAndOpenIndoPacific with the Indian 🇮🇳Navy and their new capability 😀#INSVikrant” ………US Pacific Fleet.
“Yesssss.. Welcome to the world #INSVikrant The #IndianNavy gets a new guardian of the Oceans, a new Pehelvan. 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽🇮🇳” ……..Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group.
“A Historic day for India’s efforts to become #AatmaNirbharBharat in the defence sector. The first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier #INSVikrant will be commissioned. It will also be unveiled by Hon’ble PM @narendramodi ji. My SandArt at Puri beach in Odisha.” ………Sudarshan Pattnaik, Sand Artist, Odisha.