This statement of the Defense Minister has come at a time when America, Japan and Australia, together with India, in a joint statement issued after the important meeting of the Heads of State of the Quad countries in Tokyo, Japan’s capital this week, together with India to crack down on China in the Indo-Pacific. Freedom of navigation has been called in the area.
What did Defense Minister Rajnath say about Make in India?
During this, the Defense Minister told that at present 41 warships of the Indian Navy are under construction in different shipyards. The special thing is that 39 of these are being built in indigenous shipyards. Rajnath Singh said that INS Khanderi is a splendid example of the country’s Make in India construction in the defense sector.
Khanderi submarine is the second submarine of the Kalvari (and Scorpene) class which was inducted into the Indian Navy in September 2019. The construction of this submarine, like the rest of the five Kalvari class submarines, has been done in Mazagon Dockyard with the help of France. At the time of Khanderi’s commissioning, Rajnath Singh had attended Mumbai as the chief guest.
INS What did the Defense Minister say about Khanderi?
Describing its experience, the Defense Minister said that today I have received ‘INS. Khanderi, which is an Indian Navy’s ‘Attack Submarine’, got the chance of ‘Sarty’. I closely watched the underwater operational capabilities of the Indian Navy.
According to Rajnath Singh, the INS Vikrant aircraft carrier is getting ready for commissioning in the year of the Amrit Festival of Independence. Together, Vikrant and INS Vikramaditya will strengthen India’s maritime security.
What is the status of Project Seabird?
According to the Defense Minister, the speed with which the Indian Navy has recently launched platforms like warships and submarines has helped the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi The campaign of ‘Self-reliant India’ has got a lot of strength. Let us tell you that the Defense Minister, who came to Karwar on a two-day visit, told that Friday was his last day here.
The Defense Minister, along with Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, attended a naval yoga program at Karwar Beach (coast) before embarking on a sea-sort in Khanderi Submarine. On Thursday evening, the Defense Minister reached Karwar and met the Indian Navy sailors and their families in the Karnataka Naval Area located there. Apart from this, an update was also taken about the latest status of ‘Project Seabird’ in Karwar.