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Cochin Shipyard signs Phase III contract for Navy’s indigenous aircraft carrier
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Cochin Shipyard signs Phase III contract for Navy’s indigenous aircraft carrier

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Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) signed the Phase-III contract of over Rs 3,000 cr for construction of the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier.

The present contract would cover the operational and harbour acceptance trials of various equipment and systems installed onboard and also the sea trials of the carrier, a CSL statement said.

The contract would also cover some activities to be undertaken post delivery of the vessel, including support during weapon and aviation trials.

The contract was signed at the Ministry of Defence between Joint Secretary and Acquisition Manager (Maritime Systems) Nidhi Chhibber and CSL director (operations) Shri Suresh Babu NV.