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Indian DAC approved procurement of 3 cadet training ship for Indian Navy


During the meeting of the acquisition body, chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, that took place in Delhi on Feb 27, India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has granted approval for the procurement of three cadet training ships for the Indian Navy.


Indian DAC approved procurement of 3 cadet training ship for Indian Navy Picture of one cadet training ship (Picture source : Indian Navy)


The cadet training ships would be utilised to provide basic sea training for officer cadets including women officer under-trainees. The ships would also be capable of undertaking hospital ship duties, providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR), undertaking Search and Rescue (SAR) missions and Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations.