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India-built biggest warship INS Kochi commissioned
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mumbai: India s biggest, indigenously built warship INS Kochi was commissioned ibto the Indian Navy by Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Wednesday morning here. Commissioning it, Parikkar described the 7,500-tonnes vessel, capable of speeds of 30 knots, to be "as good as any foreign ship".

INS Kochi has been built as the second of the three Kolkata Class (Project 15A) Guided Missile Destroyers at the Mazagaon Docks Ltd. (MDL) in Mumbai at a cost of Rs.4,000 crore, and joins the Indian Navy fleet as its 10th destroyer.

The first of the Kolkata Class destroyers, INS Kolkata was commissioned in August 2014, while the third and final INS Chennai is due for induction by end-2016. These will be followed by a mega-project of nearly Rs.30,000 crore to construct four more stealth destroyers at the Mazgaon Docks.


India-built biggest warship INS Kochi commissioned


भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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