November 28, 2023Yuvraj Tyagi

INS Imphal ready for the seas as Navy celebrates advanced destroyer's crest reveal

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister of Manipur Shri N Biren Singh unveiled the crest of Yard 12706 (Imphal), the latest Project 15B stealth guided missile destroyer.

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The event celebrated India's indigenous naval prowess and historical significance, marking a milestone in the country's defense capabilities.

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Imphal, delivered to the Indian Navy on October 20, 2023, achieved a significant milestone by successfully firing an Extended Range BrahMos missile during pre-commissioning trials.

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The ceremony, held in New Delhi, was attended by Gen Anil Chauhan, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), and Adm R Hari Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS).

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With a remarkable 75% indigenous content, Imphal highlights the capabilities of Indian manufacturers, with contributions from BEL, BrahMos Aerospace, Larsen & Toubro, and BHEL.

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