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INS Kamorta to be commissioned on Aug 23

PTI 22 Aug 2014, 9:12:17 AM IST
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Visakhapatnam: The first indigenously-built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette ‘INS Kamorta', built by M/s Garden Reach Shipyard (GRSE), Kolkata, would be commissioned by Defence Minister Arun Jaitely at Naval Dockyard here on Saturday.  

Kamorta is the first of four ASW stealth corvettes designed by Indian Navy's in-house organisation, Directorate of Naval Design (DND), and built by GRSE, a statement from the Eastern Naval Command here said.

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.