The Indian Navy has inducted the stealth guided missile destroyer INS Mormugao into its fleet to counter China in the Indian Ocean.
According to the Times of India, India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, while addressing the ship’s induction ceremony, said, “The system in INS Mormugao will meet the current and future requirements.”
This is also an example of our defense productivity. In the future we will build ships for the world.
The defense minister said that the Indian economy is one of the five largest economies in the world and according to experts, we will be among the top three economies by 2027.
Indian Naval Chief Admiral R. Harikumar said, “This ship shows how much progress the Indian Navy has made in shipbuilding in the last decade.”
He said that the addition of INS Mormugao to the fleet today is another milestone in shipbuilding. The Visakhapatna ship was added a year ago.
The aircraft is equipped with several sensors, advanced radar and surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles.
It is designed for nuclear, biological and chemical warfare and is equipped with an advanced radar system that provides target data.
Brahamos supersonic cruise missile is also installed on this ship, the range of which has been increased from 290 km to 450 km.