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SPX India has done great achievement to design & developed major pumps for INS KOLKATA Class ships

Total 38 nos. pumps Installed in INS KOLKATA ship, Detail mentioned as under.


                310 TPH Salvage pumps 12 no's
                150 TPH Fire pumps 9 no's 
                250 TPH Sea water pumps 5 no's
                110 TPH Chilled water pumps 6 no's
                66 TPH Sea water pumps 6 no's

 Inducting the country's largest indigenously built warship, INS Kolkata, into the Indian Navy on 16th Aug.’14, the defense forces will be modernized to ensure that "no one can dare challenge us".

 

The warship, constructed by the Mazagon Dockyards Limited, has been designed by Navy's design bureau. The 6,800 tonne warship is a technology demonstrator and will showcase a giant leap in indigenous shipbuilding technology.

The commissioning of INS Kolkata symbolises another landmark achievement for India in successfully designing, developing and producing indigenous military platforms and systems for its armed forces.

 

INS Kolkata will be a part of the Kolkata Class destroyers of the Indian Navy which will include follow-on ships by the name of INS Kochi and INS Chennai respectively.

The keel of the warship was laid down in September 2003, Its original commissioning was planned in 2010 but due to several project delays, it will now happen in 2014.

As part of her pre-commissioning weapon trials at sea, INS Kolkata test-fired a BRAHMOS missile off the coast of Karwar.

Dedicating the first of the Kolkata Class guided missile destroyers to the nation.

 

"In the coming days, INS Kolkata will inspire confidence to those involved in maritime trade. INS Kolkata is also a great communication platform and will be useful in securing India's trade interests at sea