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Amidst tensions with China, the Navy will join the warship INS Visakhapatnam on 21 November and the submarine Vela on 25

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will induct the warship Visakhapatnam on November 21, while the submarine Vela will be inducted on November 25 in the presence of Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh.

New DelhiThe Indian Navy will induct a guided missile destroyer and Kalvari-class submarine by next week to boost its combat capability to deal with the rapidly changing security environment in the wake of China’s growing aggression in the Indian Ocean region. Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and built warship INS Visakhapatnam is set to be commissioned by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in Mumbai on 21 November.Also Read – Good news for Indian fans, the country got to host 2 World Cups

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Vice Admiral Satish Namdev Ghormade, Deputy Chief of the Navy, said the warship ‘Vishakhapatnam’ would be inducted into the force on November 21 while submarine ‘Vela’ would be inducted on November 25. Also Read – BAN vs PAK: Imam-ul-Haq’s return in Pakistan’s Test team, Yasir Shah did not get place

The warship ‘Visakhapatnam’ will be commissioned by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, while the chief guest at the induction ceremony of ‘Vela’ will be Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh.

Vela is the fourth submarine of the Kalvari class. Both of these are built at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. The programs related to their induction into the force will be held at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. The Vice Admiral said, “Visakhapatnam’s joining will confirm India’s presence among a distinguished group of nations with the capability to design and build advanced warships.

The Navy Commander said that 39 naval ships and submarines are currently being built in various Indian shipyards, which are expected to give a great boost to India’s maritime capability. “We all know that the marine environment is complex and it only grows with the addition of more and more state-of-the-art equipment,” he said.

The Vice Admiral, the Vice Chief of the Navy, said, “We live in a time when the global and regional balance of power is changing rapidly and the region of rapid change is undoubtedly the Indian Ocean region. Vice Admiral Ghormade said that continuous efforts are on to ensure that the force continues to grow rapidly to enhance the capability of the Indian Navy to meet the emerging challenges. (input language)


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