Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) delivered the first 500 Pax passenger-cum-150-tonne cargo vessel Sindhu to the Andaman and Nicobar administration on Saturday.The protocol signing and handing over ceremo
Only for the export market ? I thought the Gowind would be a good fit for the 6 NGMVs & 7 NGCs requirement. Of course the weapons & sensors have to be modified as per the Navy's needs.With this MoU, both the entities will collaborate and engage to offer high-end surface ships based on sea proven Gowind design developed for export market.
Only for the export market ? I thought the Gowind would be a good fit for the 6 NGMVs & 7 NGCs requirement. Of course the weapons & sensors have to be modified as per the Navy's needs.
NGMVs is out of the question now. CSL has won that tender. Whether CSL will come up with their own design or they will collaborate with a foreign OEM remains to be seen.
Tender for the NGCs on the other hand are yet to be put out. GRSE has built the Kamorta class corvettes & it is certain that they would participate in the NGC tender. I thought that the GRSE will offer a variant of the Kamorta class for the NGC tender. There are logistical benefits to that.
It would be great if GRSE could learn modular construction methods from the Naval Group. The bane of our shipbuilding industry is the slow speed of production due to continued use of telescopic construction..