Sea trials of ocean surveillance ship evoke good response

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  1. The sea trials of India’s missile tracking ocean surveillance ship for Indian navy has received great response.
  2. The missile tracking ship VC 11184 has been built by Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL).It has the capacity to carry 300-strong crew with hi-tech gadgets and communication equipment.It is powered by two diesel engines and a large deck capable of helicopter landing.
  3. This is the first of its kind ocean surveillance ship being built as part to strengthen the country’s strategic weapons programme.After induction of this ship,India will join elite of club of few countries that have such sophisticated ocean surveillance ship.Only four other countries which are US,Russia,China and France are operating similar vessels.