Aviation Govt says delay in supply of Russian equipment delayed construction of aircraft carrier INS Vikrant Updated : February 10, 2020 08:27 PM IST Officials said the 37,500-tonne aircraft carrier is expected to be inducted into the Indian Navy by 2022. The deadline to deliver the ship was 2018. The Navy's long-term plan is to have three aircraft carriers. At present the Navy has only one aircraft carrier -- the INS Vikramaditya, which is a Russian origin ship. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.