Rajnath Singh To Commission INS Visakhapatnam Into Indian Navy Today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will formally fee INS Visakhapatnam.

Mumbai (Maharashtra):

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will formally fee INS Visakhapatnam into the Indian Navy on the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Sunday.

INS Visakhapatnam is the primary stealth-guided missile destroyer ship of Project 15B.

The Defence Minister would be the visitor of honour, whereas Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh is the Chief Guest for the occasion.

INS Visakhapatnam has been constructed utilizing indigenous metal DMR 249A and is amongst the most important destroyers constructed in India with an total size of 163m and displacement of over 7,400 tons.

The ship has a big indigenous content material of approx. 75 per cent contributing in the direction of AtmaNirbhar Bharat. The ship is a potent platform able to enterprise multifarious duties and missions spanning the total spectrum of maritime warfare.

Visakhapatnam is supplied with an array of weapons and sensors, which embody supersonic surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles, medium and short-range weapons, anti-submarine rockets and superior digital warfare and communication fits.

The ship is propelled by a robust mixed fuel and fuel propulsion which allows her velocity of over 30 knots. The ship has the potential of embarking two built-in helicopters to additional lengthen its attain.

The ship boasts of a really excessive degree of automation with subtle digital networks, a Combat Management System and an Integrated Platform Management System.

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