Indian Navy’s stealth frigate Tushil launched in Russia
The seventh frigate of P1135.6 class was launched on October 28, 2021 for the Indian Navy.
Frigate was launched at Yantar Shipyard in Russia’s Kaliningrad.
Indian Ambassador to Russia, D Bala Venkatesh Varma as well as senior dignitaries of the Russian Federation were present on the occasion.
Government of India and Russia had signed an agreement in October 2016 to construct four additional P1135.6 class ships, two in Russia while two in India.
Frigate ships feature “stealth technology” with respect to low radar and underwater noise signatures. Both the ships will be delivered from Russia by 2023. During the inaugural ceremony, this ship was named as “Tushil”. It means protector shield in Sanskrit.
Published date : 30 Oct 2021 05:58PM