India's deadliest INS Mormugao will be inducted into Indian Navy today, China is scared
INS Mormugao is a very important day for the Indian Navy. The Navy will induct INS Mormugao equipped with lethal missiles and rocket launchers today. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will hand it over to the Navy. Learn the features of INS Mormugao.
Today is going to be a very important day for the Indian Navy. The Navy will induct INS Mormugao equipped with lethal missiles and rocket launchers today. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will execute this important task. Mormugao has been designed by the indigenous organization of the Indian Navy. The construction is done by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. INS Mormugao will now challenge China in the sea. Learn the features of INS Mormugao.
Y 12705 (Mormugao) is the second ship of the Project 15B stealth-guided missile destroyer being built at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL). The ship is 163 meters long and 17 meters wide. Displaces 7400 tons when fully loaded and has a maximum speed of 30 knots.
According to the Defense Ministry, Mormugao's indigenous equipment includes medium-range surface-to-air missiles (manufactured by BEL), BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles (BrahMos Aerospace), indigenous torpedo tube launchers (Larsen & Toubro), Anti-Submarine Rocket Launcher (Larsen & Toubro) and 76 mm Super Rapid Gun Mount (BHEL).
INS Mormugao is also capable of fighting in all types of nuclear, biological and chemical warfare conditions. It can be counted among the deadliest warships built by India. The vessel is propelled by four powerful gas turbines.
Why is Mormugao named so? Mormugao is named after the historic Goa port city on the west coast. Incidentally, the vessel was first put to sea on 19 December 2021. On this day 60 years of the liberation of Goa from Portuguese rule were completed.