Russian Technical Experts To Arrive In India By Year-End To Build $1.2 Billion Talwar Frigates

Russian technical experts are expected to reach India by the end of this year or in early 2020, to help the Indian side kick-start a part of the $2.15 billion (INR 14,700 crore) project, to build two BrahMos-equipped Talwar-class frigates, at Goa Shipyard.

“Goa Shipyard is ready for implementation of the contract. We will be sending our technical experts there by the end of this year or early next year to help start the project,” ET reported, quoting Efimov Eduard, general director of Yantar Shipyard, as saying Thursday.

India signed two contracts- $950 million (INR 6,500 crore) deal with Russia’s Yantar Shipyard for two Project 11356 frigates, and another $1.2 billion (INR 8,200 crore) contract with Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) for two more. Read More

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