Naval Warfare

Indian Project 17A frigate programme moves forward

3rd October 2019 - 22:33 GMT | by Mrityunjoy Mazumdar in California


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The Indian Navy’s (IN) seven-ship Project 17A stealth frigate programme achieved a significant milestone with the launch of the first hull, the future INS Nilgiri, on 28 September.

The programme, valued at INR480 billion ($6.86 billion), is being undertaken at two shipyards – lead yard Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDSL ...

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