India to induct 32 warships in 10 years

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Kolkata, Aug 12: In the next 10 years, Indian navy will induct 32 warships, including 27 being built indigenously, Admiral Anup Singh, said on Wednesday, Aug 11.

Speaking at a seminar, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry, Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Anup Singh said, "out of the 32 ships, 3 are being built in Russia and 2 in Italy. The remaining 27 are being built in India."

Admiral Singh said the warships "to be inducted in the service within a decade which include corvettes, frigates and destroyers."

The officer said at present five Kilo-class or Sindhughosh, submarines and a Foxtrot submarine were deployed in the eastern coast, and where as in the west coast the navy had deployed five Sindhughosh and four German KSS submarines.

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