Indian Navy Launches Guided Missile Destroyer Imphal

Published on April 22, 2019
The Indian Navy launched a guided missile destroyer 'Imphal' at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders under 'Project 15B'.
Indian Navy Launches Guided Missile Destroyer Imphal


  • Project 15B or Project 15 Bravo is a project under which a class of stealth guided missile destroyers are built.
  • Warships built under Project 15Bravo, with a length of 163 metres and 17.4 metres at the beam and a displacement of 7.300 tonnes, are propelled by four gas turbines to achieve speeds in excess of 30 knots.
  • Ships under this project can carry and operate two multiple role helicopters.
  • Enhanced stealth features have been achieved through the shaping of hull and use of radar transparent deck fittings which make these ships difficult to detect.
  • The first ship of Project 15B, a guided missile destroyer christened ‘Visakhapatnam’, was launched on April 20, 2015.


Q. What is the name of the guided missile destroyer that the Indian Navy launched at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders under 'Project 15B'? 
a. Agartala
b. Kohima
c. Imphal
d. Kochi

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