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India's Naval Power: Indigenous Strides with Vindhya-giri



  Aug 22, 2023

Indigenous Advancements in India's Naval Capabilities: 'Vindhya-giri'


1. What is the significance of the P17A ships?

The P17A ships are guided missile frigates that mark a substantial advancement in India's naval capabilities. Each ship is 149 meters long, with a displacement of 6,670 tonnes and a speed of 28 knots. These ships are equipped with various advanced systems and weaponry.
 

2. How much of the equipment for P17A ships is sourced from indigenous firms?

Approximately 75% of the equipment and systems used in the P17A ships are sourced from indigenous firms, including micro, small, and medium enterprises. This highlights India's growing self-reliance in defense manufacturing.
 

3. What are some of the indigenous systems incorporated in these ships?

The P17A ships feature a range of indigenous systems and weaponry, including medium-range surface-to-air missiles, BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles, indigenous torpedoes, weapons tube launchers, anti-submarine rocket launchers, and a 76mm super rapid gun mount.
 

4. How many P17A ships are being constructed?

A total of seven P17A ships are currently being constructed. These ships are being developed with advanced technology, improved stealth features, and enhanced weapons, sensors, and platform management systems.
 

5. What is the significance of the launch of the 'Vindhya-giri' frigate?

The 'Vindhya-giri' frigate is an advanced stealth frigate that symbolizes India's journey towards self-reliance (Atmanirbhar Bharat) and technological advancement. This frigate is the sixth warship of Project 17A and builds upon the success of the Shivalik Class frigates, incorporating improved stealth capabilities and advanced systems.
 

6. How are the warships designed and developed?

The warships, including the P17A ships and the 'Vindhya-giri' frigate, have been designed in-house by the Directorate of Naval Design. This underscores India's expertise and innovation in naval engineering and technology.


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