February 8, 2023

INS Mormugao (P15B) to join Indian Navy this 18th December

INS Mormugao (P15B) the second ship of the Visakhapatnam-class stealth guided-missile destroyers is set to join the Navy on 18th of December.

The ship is constructed using Indigenous Steel DMR 249A and is amongst the largest Destroyers constructed in India, with an overall length of 164 meters and a displacement of over 7500 tons.

It is armed to teeth with BrahMos missiles and Barak-8 long range surface-to-air missiles. Also, anti-submarine weapons and various sensors, prominently the Hull mounted Sonar Humsa NG, Heavy weight Torpedo Tube Launchers and ASW Rocket Launchers among others.

The indigenous content in P15B class destroyers is 72% which is a notch above their predecessors P15A (59%) and P15 (42%).

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