Tag: Mazagon Dock Limited

DCNS at DefExpo

The French warship builder will be focusing on the Scorpene submarine and the Mistral-class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), both of which are on offer to the Indian Navy in future acquisitions.

French DCNS offers AIP for Indian Scorpenes

Air-Independent Propulsion is an auxiliary system for increasing the endurance of the boat’s sub-surface operability. The DCNS system, known as MESMA (Module d’Energie Sous-Marine Autonome), is based on the combustion of stored oxygen and ethanol to augment battery-powered propulsion.

INS Shivalik: Stealthy force multiplier

Vice Admiral HS Malhi, retired from the Indian Navy, calls the Indian Navy’s new stealth frigate, the INS Shivalik, the largest stealth frigate in the world. He should know, as chairman of the shipyard that manufactured it, Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). He says the warship, displacing 6200 tons, is larger than the Talwar class (Krivak III) or the French Lafayette class.