Digital plate cutting ceremony for India's first locally-built project 11356 frigate

Goa Shipyard Ltd carried out the first Plate Cutting for the Advanced Missile Frigate Project for the Indian Navy.

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This marks the official commencement of the construction phase of the prestigious project. Vice Chief of Naval Staff VAdm G Ashok Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, presided over the ceremony over Video Conferencing. The ceremony was also attended by VAdm SR Sarma, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Materiel, Indian Navy, Shri VL Kantharao, Additional Secretary (Defence Production), RAdm Philopose Pynumootil, NM, Flag Officer Goa Naval Area and other senior dignitaries from the Ministry of Defence and the Indian Navy.

Source: GSL