Project 17A – UPSC Prelims

  • Project 17A or Nilgiri-class frigate: 
    • It is a follow-on of the Project 17 Shivalik-class frigate for the Indian Navy.
    • A total of seven ships are being built, four at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited(MDL) and three ships at GRSE.
  • Significance: P17A ships are the first gas turbine propulsion and largest combat platforms ever built at GRSE.
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