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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

DCNS offers modified Mistral Helicopter Carrier to India

Mistral class LPHWe have offered the Mistral-class. But because of the very specific requirements of the Indian Navy we have been obliged to propose significant changes to the Mistral-class design – original design.

And initially, very frankly, we thought that the best value for money for India would be to acquire the Mistral as it is – maybe with some modifications, as we did for the Russians, for instance. But it appears that they wanted to have very big modifications in order to comply with the depth and standard which are applicable to this particular ship.

So most of it is going to be more or less similar to the Mistral and same from the outside. You will still see it – more or less similar.

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  1. Saurabh Joshi2/4/15 23:43

    Please note, the article to which you are linking here is in violation of copyright, having been lifted straight from the following URL, without giving due credit to source or following norms of fair use:

  2. Thx for the heads-up, source rectified.


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