Tue, 23 Jul 2019

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI): Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra on Monday led a high-level delegation here where he reviewed several ongoing important naval projects including the Scorpene submarine project.

The delegation includes Navy Vice Chief Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar and Chief of Materials Vice Admiral G Pubby. They visited both the Naval Dockyards and shipbuilding PSU Mazagon Dockyards Limited (MDL).

"The delegation also called on Western Naval Commander Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar and discussed the ongoing projects under him," Navy officials said.

The delegation reviewed the progress of dry docks and wharves focusing on the dry dock being constructed at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.

The MDL is one of the most successful defence shipyards, which is producing six French-origin submarines Scorpene class submarines of which one is already in operational service. It has also produced the largest of the indigenous destroyers and frigates. (ANI)

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