Antony and wife launch third missile destroyer warship in Mumbai

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Mumbai, Apr 1 (ANI): The Indian Navy launched a missile destroyer in the Project-15 Alpha Class at the Mazgaon Dock here today.

Elizabeth Antony, the wife of Defence Minister A.K. Antony, launched the warship, which is the country's third missile destroyer.

Speaking on the occasion Antony said India should have indigenous warship manufacturing capability.

"The country cannot depend on foreign shipyards," he added.

He also said the government would work towards the welfare of the Mazagaon Docks where the ships are manufactured.

These are the largest warships ever constructed at the Mazgaon Docks, the oldest and the most prolific of all Indian naval dockyards.

The lead ship, INS Kolkota, and its sister ship, INS Kochi, have already been launched. (ANI)

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