- The public sector shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) has launched the second homegrown anti-submarine warfare (ASW) called ‘Kadmatt’ for the Indian Navy.
- The Kadmatt ASW is part of Indian Navy’s Project -28 which aims to modernize the navy by creating stealth corvettes to destroy enemy submarines.
- The ASW Kadmatt is the second of the Kamorta class ASW Corvettes for the Indian navy.
- The Kamorta Class ships have over 80 per cent indigenous content.
- These sophisticated corvettes are designed to ward off NBC (nuclear, biological and chemical) threats and have advanced stealth features.
- The ship is equipped with indigenous weapon and sensor suites including super-rapid gun mounting, anti-aircraft guns, torpedo launcher, rocket and chaff launchers.