Order for six conventional submarines under project P75I worth ₹43,000 crore, five new generation destroyers worth ₹50,000 crore, frigates worth ₹33,000 crore and eight corvettes worth ₹33,000 crore, make up the potential market for MDL
“At current escalated value they will roughly go to about ₹33000 crore for the four platforms. The files (for the repeat order) are floated in the Naval hierarchy and the ministry of defence (MoD),” Prasad said about the repeat order for frigates.
The vessel is being launched with an approximate launch weight of 3510 Tons (from newspaper reports today)
Expected delivery by August 2025.
Officials said that the indigenously designed ‘Taragiri’ will have state-of-the-art weapons, sensors, an advanced action information system, an integrated platform management system, world class modular living spaces, sophisticated power distribution system and a host of other advanced features. “It will be fitted with a supersonic surface-to-surface missile system and the ship’s air defence capability is designed to counter the threat of enemy aircraft and anti-ship cruise missiles will revolve around the vertical launch and long range surface to air missile system,” they said.