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Defexpo 2014: First P-28 corvette set for delivery

10th February 2014 - 10:18 GMT | by Tim Fish in Delhi


Garden Reach Shipbuilding and Engineering (GRSE) will hand over the first of four P-28 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvettes to the Indian Navy next month.

The indigenously built 3,200t ships, known as the Kamorta-class, have experienced delays. Initially ordered in 2003, the first ship was due to be commissioned in 2010.

A spokesman from GRSE told Shephard that the second ship will be handed over in 2015. He added that the ships have been built in cooperation with the Indian Navy's DGND (Directorate General Naval Design).

A third vessel was launched in 2013. The names of the ships are Kamorta; Kadmatt;

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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