Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mumbai
'Taragiri', the third stealth-guided missile frigate of Project 17A was launched into the Arabian Sea in Mumbai on Sunday(11th Sep 2022) - marking a major step in India’s defence indigenisation programme.
The Mumbai-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), one of the finest shipbuilders, is executing Project 17A or the Nilgiri-class of ships for the Indian Navy.
The total value of Project 17A is around Rs 25,700 crores.
The first ship of Project 17A, Nilgiri was launched on September 28, 2019, and is expected to be ready for sea trials in the first half of 2024.
The second ship of P17A class, 'Udaygiri' was launched on May 17, 2022, and is expected to start sea trials during the second half of 2024.
The third in the series, 'Taragiri
', whose keel was laid on September 10, 2020
, was launched on Sunday. The ship is expected to be delivered in 2025..Source : Deccanherald