PM Narendra Modi inducts INS Kolkata into Indian Navy

INS Kolkata

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. 

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