Launching of INS Visakhapatnam

The ship was launched on 20th April 2015. It is a Destroyer category of Ship with displacement of 6800 Tons.The contractual delivery schedule is July 2018.

The estimated cost is Rs. 5609 Crores (Approx.). The indigenous content is 65% of the cost and M/s Bharat Electronics Limited, Brahmos Aerospace Private Limited, Ordnance Factory Board, Larsen & Toubro are some of major Indian collaborators.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Dr. T. Subbarami Reddy in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, 30 July 2015.