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India gets its first ‘90% indigenous’ warship

Kamorta is the first of four ASW stealth corvettes designed by Indian Navy’s in-house organisation

Arun Jaitley

The first indigenously built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette ‘INS Kamorta’ was commissioned by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley at the Naval dockyard here today.

Kamorta, a frontline warship with an array of anti-submarine warfare, anti-air and anti-surface weapons and sensors, is the first of four ASW stealth corvettes designed by Indian Navy’s in-house organisation, Directorate of Naval Design (DND).

It would carry short-range Surface-to-Air missiles (SAM) and Active Towed Array Decoy System (ATDS).

It can also carry an integral ASW helicopter.

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