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On 6 M arch 2017, the flagship of the Indian Navy, IN S Viraat – the second Centaur Class aircraft carrier in service – was decommissioned at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Viraat served India for 30 years after 27 years in the Royal Navy of the UK as HMS Hermes. This made her the longest serving warship in the world on the day she was decommissioned.