INS Vindhyagiri is the sixth of seven ships built for the Indian Navy under Project 17 Alpha.
President Droupadi Murmu launched the Indian Navy’s advanced stealth submarine INS Vindhyagiri at the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) facility on the banks of the Hooghly in Kolkata on Thursday. Commander-in-Chief President Murmu launched the ship, which is the sixth of the seven ships built by the Indian Navy under Project 17 Alpha. The first five ships of this project were launched in 2019-2022. INS Vindhyagiri is the third and last stealth frigate to be built by the Kolkata-based shipbuilder to fulfill its contractual obligations to the Navy under this project.