Keel Laying for First Ship of Diving Support Craft at Titagarh Wagons Ltd in Kolkata

Kolkata: Keel laying for the first ship of the Diving Support Craft (DSC) project was held on 27 January in virtual presence of representatives from the Indian Navy, at Titagarh Wagons Ltd, Kolkata.

The contract for procurement of Five Diving Support Crafts (Yards 325 to 329) for the Indian Navy was signed in February 2021 with Titagarh Wagons Ltd.

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The ships will be commissioned in the Indian Navy to provide diving assistance for ships inside and close to harbour, for underwater repairs, maintenance and salvage.

The ships will be fitted with state-of-the-art diving equipment and tools for performing the diving operations.

With all main and auxiliary equipment sourced from indigenous manufacturers, these ships are proud flag bearers of Make in India initiatives of the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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