INS Viraat (R22) is a Centaur class aircraft carrier ex HMS Hermes currently in service with the Indian Navy. INS Viraat (meaning "giant") is the flagship of the Indian Navy, the oldest carrier in service and one of two aircraft carriers based in the Indian Ocean Region.
INS VIRAAT the oldest warship cum aircraft carrier of the world is to be decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai today. According to Indian Navy, the warship holds the Guinness Books of record for longest-serving in any naval force.
Ensign Samson Cohen finds the range and speed of the Indian Navy Centaur-class aircraft carrier INS Viraat (R22) from the bridge wing of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during an exercise as part of India's International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016.