Cochin Shipyard signs contract for construction of indigenous aircraft carrier

The contract value is above Rs 3,000 crore

Cochin Shipyard, Aircraft, Ministry of Defence

Cochin Shipyard signed the Phase-III contract for Construction of the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier on 31 October 2019.

The Phase-III contract covers the operational and harbour acceptance trials of various equipment and systems installed onboard and also the Sea Trials of the Carrier. The contract also covers some activities which are to be undertaken post delivery of the vessel including support during weapon & aviation trials.

The contract was signed at the Ministry of Defence between Nidhi Chhibber, Joint Secretary & Acquisition Manager(Maritime Systems), MoD and Suresh Babu N V, Director (Operations), CSL.

The contract value is above Rs 3,000 crore.

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