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India issues EoI to build ambitious aircraft carrier

The Government has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) to build an ambitious aircraft carrier that may be nuclear-powered under ‘Make in India’ category. It has invited nine shipyards which include four private sector shipyards - L&T, Pipavav, ABG and Bharti and five public sector shipyards - Mazagon Docks Limited, Garden Reach Shipbuilder and Engineers, Hindustan Shipyards Limited, Cochin Shipyard Limited and Goa Shipyard Limited and these have been given a deadline of July 21 to respond. As of now, no shipyard in India has so far demonstrated such a capability.

Source: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150718/jsp/nation/story_32283.jsp#.Vanfs6RViko

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