Latest Hindi News: Navy will get a superpowerful warship, away from radar, capable of fighting submarines, read the specialties
Made In India: 75% indigenous components
75% of the components in this warship are indigenous. Visakhapatnam Guided Missile Destroyer. It has been designed by the Navy’s in-house organization Naval Design Directorate and built at Mazagon Dockyard. Its length is 163 meters, width is 17 meters and weight is 7400 tons. It is one of the most powerful warships built in India. This warship is powered by four powerful gas turbines and its speed can go up to 30 nautical miles. It can operate by avoiding the sight of enemy radar.
On November 25, the fourth submarine ‘Vela’ of Kalvari class will also be involved.
The Indian Navy will also get the fourth submarine ‘Vela’ of the Kalvari class on November 25. It will be formally commissioned by the Navy Chief in the Navy. Three submarines of the Kalvari class have already been commissioned. A total of six submarine navies of this class are to be received. The fifth submarine will be available by November next year and the sixth submarine in 2023.
Need to pay more attention to submarine – CDS
Asked about the need for a third aircraft carrier, the Navy Vice Chief said that the Navy needs it and it is part of future planning. Significantly, CDS General Bipin Rawat has said on several occasions that the Navy should focus more on submarines than on the third aircraft carrier.
Preparedness in view of future threats
More submarines are needed. How has the challenge escalated after the warship given to Pakistan from China? On this, the Navy Vice Chief said that whenever future planning is done, full care is taken whether there are dangers emerging.
capable of handling submarines
It has surface to surface missile and surface to air missile. It is fitted with Modern Surveillance Radar which will transmit the target’s data directly to the ship’s Weapon System. It is also capable of dealing with submarines. This ship can also carry out operations in the condition of nuclear, biological and chemical war. It has indigenous medium range surface to surface missiles, torpedo tubes and launchers, anti submarine rocket launchers, super rapid gun mounts, combat management system, integrated platform management system, automated power management system.
equipped with modern weapons
It has indigenous medium range surface to surface missiles, torpedo tubes and launchers, anti submarine rocket launchers, super rapid gun mounts, combat management system, integrated platform management system, automated power management system.
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