India going for nuclear-powered carrier?
Ambitious plans for next indigenous carrier.
Navy may go for nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
The Navy today said it was working on the design of the second indigenous aircraft carrier which may be propelled by a nuclear-powered engine.
The design is at a conceptual stage, Director General of Naval Design Bureau Rear Admiral Atul Saxena said when asked if the force was considering using nuclear-powered engine for it.
The Navy is already constructing the 40,000 tonne first indigenous aircraft carrier at the Cochin Shipyard Limited and has plans of building one more such vessel which is expected to be more than 60,000 tonnes in weight.
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