In the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, the Indian Navy commissioned Mormugao, a P15B stealth-guided missile destroyer.
In addition to Gen Anil Chauhan, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, Goa Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai, Goa CM Pramod Sawant, and other dignitaries, the ceremony was attended by dignitaries from across the state.
As part of the commissioning ceremony for Mormugao, a P15B stealth-guided missile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Mumbai earlier in the day.
To counter China’s increasing presence in the Indian Ocean, the Navy is commissioning an indigenously built guided missile destroyer.
In the face of China’s growing forays into the region, considered the Indian Navy’s backyard, India has been bolstering its maritime capabilities in the Indian Ocean.