HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The war machinery will be commissioned in Mumbai ahead of a ceremony which will witness the presence of Union defence minister
  • The latest launch will allow India to share position with elite countries in terms of combat capacity
  • The Indian Navy is further scheduled to launch submarine Vela on November 25

On Sunday, the Indian Navy will launch the INS Visakhapatnam at the Mumbai dockyard. The project of 15 B, which is first of its kind, will be launched ahead of a ceremony in which Union defence minister Rajnath Singh will be present. Rajnath tweeted on Saturday, “Will be in Mumbai tomorrow, 21st November. Looking forward to attending the commissioning ceremony of INS Visakhapatnam. The event marks the formal induction of the for ‘Vishakhapatnam’ class destroyers into the Indian Navy.“

Ahead of the commissioning of the INS Visakhapatnam, India will share its position with the advanced countries of the world, in terms of development of warships. The latest warships commissioned by the Indian defence system, holds the latest categories of indigenous weapons, which include, missiles, tubes, torpedoes, etc.

Captain Birendra Singh Bains, the commanding officer (designate) of INS Visakhapatnam, has stated, “Weare ready for INS Vishakhapatnam’s commissioning, we will continue with a few more trials and will be one with the fleet.”

Besides INS Visakhapatnam, a latest construction under the Project-75, titled the submarine Vela will be launched on November 25. The brand new undertakings by the Indian defence will enhance the combat capacity of the country. Speaking of the latest commissions, the Indian Navy said, “This will enhance our capacity and firepower to address the threats both in the above water and underwater domains.”

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