Rajnath Singh To Commission INS Visakhapatnam Into Indian Navy Today
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Rajnath Singh To Commission INS Visakhapatnam Into Indian Navy Today

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November 21, 2021

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will formally commission INS Visakhapatnam into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Sunday. INS Visakhapatnam is the first stealth-guided missile destroyer ship of Project 15B.


New Delhi, 21 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, The Defence Minister will be the guest of honour, while Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh is the Chief Guest for the event. INS Visakhapatnam has been constructed using indigenous steel DMR 249A and is amongst the largest destroyers constructed in India with an overall length of 163m and displacement of over 7,400 tons. The ship has a significant indigenous content of approx. 75 per cent contributing towards AtmaNirbhar Bharat. The ship is a potent platform capable of undertaking multifarious tasks and missions spanning the full spectrum of maritime warfare.

Source - NDTV

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