INS Kamorta to be commissioned today

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Vishakhapatnam, Aug 23: The first indigenously built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette 'INS Kamorta', built by M/s Garden Reach Shipyard (GRSE), Kolkata, would be commissioned by Defence Minister Arun Jaitely at Naval Dockyard here on Saturday.

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Kamorta is the first of four ASW stealth corvettes designed by Indian Navy's in-house organisation, Directorate of Naval Design (DND), and built by GRSE, a statement from the Eastern Naval Command here said.

It would carry short-range Surface-to-Air missiles (SAM) and Active Towed Array Decoy System (ATDS). It can also carry an integral ASW helicopter.


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