Kineco flags-off Indias first commercial Sonar Dome for Indian Navy

23 Sep 2020  |   04:50am IST

Team Herald

PANJIM: Goa-based Kineco Limited, a leading composite technology provider for defence, aerospace, railway and industrial sectors, flagged off Indias first-ever commercial Sonar Dome, at the hands of Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant on Tuesday.

The Sonar Dome is a critical component of a warship as it houses the Sonar (Sonar Navigation and Ranging) Array - which is  used for detection, navigation, and ranging. The Sonar Dome, manufactured by Kineco was flagged off to its esteemed customer Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited Mumbai (MDL), where it will be mounted on the Indian Navys P15 Alpha Warship.

The ceremony was attended virtually by Scientific Advisor to Chief of Naval Staff, Bhaskar Burman, Director Ship building of MDL, RAdm A K Saxena, (IN Retd), GM and project superintendent  (P17A Frigate) of MDL, Biju George, scientist and Director General - Armament and Combat Engineering Systems (ACE), Pravin K Mehta, scientist- Director of Research & Development Establishment (Engrs), a premier systems engineering laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) V V Parlikar and CMDE Adhikesh Vasudevan (Warship Production Superintendent) and CMDE Sanjay Chhabra (Additional Warship Production Superintendent) of the Indian Navy. The event was also graced by Aditya Reddy, Joint MD and Subramanyam M from Indo National Limited, a publicly listed company and its majority shareholder.

Chief Minister Sawant said, It is a proud moment....

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