Mareech torpedo defence system inducted

Updated - November 16, 2015 05:42 am IST

Published - November 16, 2015 12:00 am IST - KOCHI

: The Mareech advanced torpedo defence system, designed and developed by naval defence laboratories was inducted into the Navy on Saturday.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar handed over the system to Navy Chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan at a function at the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL) at Vizag.

Project Mareech for a torpedo decoy system was jointly executed by NSTL and Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) at Thrikkakara.

“The system is a total package comprising sonars for detection and decoy countermeasures to protect India’s warships.

Two systems are currently operational onboard Indian naval vessels. The project team was led by Project Director K. Ajith Kumar of NPOL, Thrikkakara,” said a press note.

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