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INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy in presence of Rajnath Singh

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: INS Visakhapatnam has been formally commissioned into the Indian Navy in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Sunday.INS Visakhapatnam is a P15B stealth-guided missile destroyer. It is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house organisation Directorate of Naval Design and constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Mumbai. “Our Navy’s role is very important as India is a part of the Indo-Pacific route. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policy of SAGAR embodies the same values. We have every opportunity to build India an indigenous ship-building hub,” the Defence Minister said at INS Visakhapatnam commissioning at Mumbai Dockyard.On this occasion, Singh praised the efforts of the Indian Navy in developing indigenous ships.“Indian Navy, in the field of indigenous ships and submarines manufacturing, has been on the front foot, with initiatives like ‘Make in India’. We…

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