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- The indigenously-made missile corvette Indian Naval Ship (INS) 'Khanjar' is scheduled for a three-day visit to Trincomalee in Sri Lanka
- INS Khanjar is a Khukri-class corvette, currently in service with the Indian Navy.
- Built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers, Kolkata, the ship is armed with an array of modern weapons and sensors.
- The ship is a part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet.
- The Khukri-class corvette is a class of corvettes intended to replace the ageing Petya II-class corvettes of the Indian Navy.
- The first two were ordered in December 1983 and the remaining in 1985.
- The Khukri-class was design and built in India by Mazagon Dock Limited and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers.
- Around 65% of the ship contains indigenous content. The diesel engines were assembled in India, under license by Kirloskar Group.
Q. Consider the following statements.
1. INS Khanjar is a Khukri-class corvette, currently in service with the Indian Navy.
2. 100 % of the Khukri-class corvette contains indigenous content.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both statements.
(d) None of the above.
Correct Answer: (d) None of the above.