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GRSE to build 8 anti-submarine warfare shallow watercraft for Indian Navy

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The has awarded a contract of worth Rs 6,311 crore to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE) to build eight anti-submarine warfare shallow watercraft (ASWSWC) for the

"The contract worth Rs 6,311.32 crore was signed today by (Maritime Systems) on behalf of and S S Dogra, (Finance), on behalf of GRSE, in New Delhi," said a statement.

As per the agreement, the first ship is to be delivered within 42 months from the date of signing of the contract and subsequently, two are required to be delivered per year. The project completion time is 84 months.

The vessels are equipped with highly advanced state-of-the-art integrated including propulsion machinery, auxiliary machinery, power generation, and and damage control machinery, etc.

Kolkata based GRSE has been a of the nation having delivered the highest number of till date since its inception as a DPSU in 1960.

The GRSE is currently handling major projects to make three Stealth Frigates for under P17A Project, ASW Corvettes for Indian Navy, LCUs for Indian Navy, four Survey Vessels (Large) for Indian Navy, FPVs for Indian Coast Guard, etc.

The 100 built by GRSE so far range from Advanced Frigates to Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes to Fleet Tankers, Fast Attack Crafts, etc., with the Shipyard having many firsts to its credit in terms of Innovation and Design.


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First Published: Mon, April 29 2019. 23:06 IST