PM Modi inducts warship INS Kolkata, says military prowess acts as war deterrent
PM Narendra Modi inducts India`s largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata into the Navy on Saturday.
Zee Media Bureau/ Neha Attre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will induct country`s largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata into the Navy on Saturday.
INS Kolkata, which was constructed by the Mazagon Dockyards Limited and designed by Navy`s design bureau, will be part of the Kolkata Class destroyers of the Indian Navy.
The 6,800-tonne warship will have close-in weapon systems to provide protection along with its two main guns.
The PM will be accompanied by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.
Modi will reach Mumbai at around 9:45 am today and is also scheduled to address Navy officers.