GSL begins discussion for high-end weapon ships with Russia

Russian delegation expressed satisfaction on GSL’s capability to design and build sophisticated and high value ships

GN Bureau | March 11, 2017


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A high-level delegation from Russian defence sector recently visited Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) — a Miniratna enterprise on March 3.
 
A GSL release laid emphasis on the importance of the visit in view of its ongoing efforts to market its state-of -the art Vessels.
During the visit, a presentation was made for the Russian delegation on the growth of GSL from a barge building yard to a sophisticated shipyard capable of designing and building ships for the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard from concept to commissioning.
 
CMD GSL, Rear Admiral Shekhar Mittal carried out a yard visit with the Russian delegates for examining the capability to accommodate construction of high-end frigates and apprised of the shipbuilding, ship repair activities and the expertise available at GSL. The delegation was also appraised about modernisation programme and progress thereof.
 
The delegation expressed deep satisfaction on GSL’s capability to design and build sophisticated and high value ships and lauded GSL’s efforts in up gradation of the shipyard to meet the future defence requirements and indicated desire to work in collaboration with GSL for meeting needs of Indian Navy for weapon intensive ships, release further stated.
 

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