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    hope they use these vessels for surveying…….. because many vessels of coast guard and navy are getting rusted in their respective bases

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    One step at a time…Rome was not built in a day

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    Gud show!!!

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    To Anonymous @ 7:49 PM

    Rusted… umm.. can you give any specific example???

    Few are rusting because of unavailability of spare & other repair related issues, etc. But none are anchored at the base in working condition and RUSTING!!!

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    Indigenously made, looks good.

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    Shiva Gopal Reddy

    Hey guys, I just want to remind you that the word catamaran was derived from Tamil word kattumaran. The design of ships by two hulls was first invented by Indians. It wasn;t until Britishers arrived in India that they realised that ships can indeed be built on two or even three hulls.

    US is already building trimaran (three hulls) combat ships. I think India should experiment with catamaran and trimaran combat ships, which have some advantages over monohull ships. Thanks.

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    Man that ship looks fantastic,and all the pessimist who always keep doubting their country and their abilities,its right their to see for themselves.our defense industry is as good or even better than others.

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    … Alcock Ashdown Survey Catamarans are a series of six 500 ton Aluminium hulled Hydrographic Survey Catamarans being built by Alcock Ashdown (Gujarat) Ltd at its Bhavnagar shipyard for the Indian Navy. The ships are based on Sea Transport Solutions design part of Austal group, Australia… good we build on this… congrats…

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    good step but make another ship like missile boat who also have in paki buy from china

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    Edith Canon

    Congrats to the Indian Navy. It's a great looking ship. They must be proud of what they have built. This goes to show that India has more credibility despite of it being a third world country.


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    now this is money well spent.

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    Richard John Jordan

    fantastic ship! how much do you spend on that ship? I like the design of your ship.

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    fantastic ship! how much do you spend on that ship? I like the design of your ship.

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    underwater hull cleaning

    I salute those people who repair ship.

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    Ship Surveys

    Great!!! Ship in India. You are the first two showing this post I am now regular user of this site actually i love ships like this

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