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Approved Acquisition of Defence Equipment worth Rs.2,700 crores

Cadet Training ships for Navy


Cadet Training ships for Navy


Indian Navy.
The Indian Navy Ships.


The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved defence equipment acquisition for about Rs.2,700 crores.

Approval was granted for procurement of three Cadet Training ships for the Indian Navy, which would be utilised to provide basic sea training for officer cadets including women officer undertrainees.

The ships would be capable of undertaking Hospital Ship duties, providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief, undertaking Search and Rescue (SAR) missions and Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, Defence Ministry said on 27 Feb 2019 in Delhi.

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