New Delhi: The Indian Navy said on Friday that it has included indigenously built advanced torpedo destroyer system ‘Maareech’ in its fleet which can be fired from all frontline warships. This missile system will help the Navy in thwarting any torpedo attack. The ‘Maareech’ system developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is capable of detecting, confusing and destroying the invading torpedoes.
The Navy said, “The model of this system mounted on the designated naval platform successfully completed all the experimental evaluation tests and it stood at all speciality demonstrations in line with the naval staff criterion requirements.”
The Navy said in its statement that the inclusion of ‘Marich’ is not only evidence of the joint resolution of the Navy and DRDO towards the development of indigenous defence technology, but also the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and the need to become self-reliant in technology This is a big step towards the resolution of the country.
The Navy said that the destroyer system will be produced by Defense Electronics Bharat Electronics Limited. Today, the Indian Navy has gained greater strength in its anti-submarine warfare with an agreement reached for an advanced torpedo destroyer system Marich capable of being fired from all frontline warships.