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Indian Navy Commissioned INS Visakhapatnam: Most powerful and advanced warship in Indian Navy

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India Navy commissions INS Visakhapatnam, lead-ship of Visakhapatnam-class destroyers, designed and manufactured by Directorate of Naval Design and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Mumbai. Commissioning ceremony was took place at Naval dockyard, Mumbai and attended by Indian Defense Minister, India Navy’s Chief and other senior military & civil officials on sunday, 21 November.

Read More: Indian Navy receives first P15B guided-missile destroyer 

INS Visakhapatnam has a full-load displacement of 7,400 tonnes and a length of 163-metres. The P15B guided-missile destroyer can accommodate a crew of 312 persons, has an endurance of 4,000 nautical miles and can carry out a typical 42 days mission with extended mission time in out of area operation. It’s maximum speed is about 30 knots.

 

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Umair Aslam

Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.
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Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.

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