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Yantar shipyard prepared third Indian frigate for launch

Yantar shipyard prepared third Indian frigate for launch 19.05.2011
Text: United Shipbuilding Corporation Press Service
Photo: United Shipbuilding Corporation Press Service
Baltic shipyard Yantar (Kaliningrad, Russia) prepared the third Indian frigate for launching.

In accordance with general schedule, frigate INS Trikand (stands for "Bow") will be triumphantly launched on May 25. This is third Project 11356 frigate built by Yantar for Indian Navy.

The ceremony program includes speeches of first persons, the ship's christening and towing to the dock.

Russian and Indian top-ranking civilian and military officials are expected to attend the ceremony.


Baltic shipyard Yantar was established on July 8, 1945 on the facilities of German yard F. Schichau. It specializes in construction of small- and medium-size warships and civil vessels, as well as conducting ship repair works. Through 65-year history, the yard has built 154 warships and over 500 civil vessels. Currently, major shareholder of JSC Yantar is state-led JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation.

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