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  • 03 Feb 2024
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The Indian Navy is all set to commission its latest Survey Vessel Sandhayak (Y-3025), at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

  • The primary role of the ship is to carry out full-scale hydrographic surveys of ports, harbours, navigational channels/routes, coastal areas and deep seas, towards enabling safe marine navigation.
    • In its secondary role, the ship will be capable of undertaking a range of naval operations.
  • Sandhayak is equipped with hydrographic equipment including Deep & Shallow Water Multibeam Remotely Operated Vehicle, Side Scan Sonars, Data Acquisition and Processing System, satellite-based positioning systems and terrestrial survey equipment.
  • Sandhayak, a testament to India's shipbuilding prowess, with 80% indigenous content, aligns with the nation's drive towards Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.

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