HomeIndia's pride INS VikrantINS Vikrant equipped with Automated Galley, capable of producing 5,000 meals a...

INS Vikrant equipped with Automated Galley, capable of producing 5,000 meals a day serving 1,700 Sea Warriors

Source : The Squadron

INS Vikrant equipped with Automated Galley, capable of producing 5,000 meals a day serving 1,700 Sea Warriors
INS Vikramaditya’s kitchen, India has indigenous tech to provide facilities for India’s naval assets



Onboard Vikrant: India’s 1st indigenously-built aircraft carrier Vikrant has three automated galleys to prepare food for sea warriors and it has capability to produce 5,000 meals a day in every situation.
29-year-old logistics officer Lieutenant Commander Ankit Saraswat told ANI, “We have 3 galley overall and they are capable of producing 5,000 meals a day. Catering to 1,500-1,700 personnel. Staff work for almost 20 hours a day.”

INS Vikrant Kitchen 1
Talking about the equipment for food production on board, Lieutenant Commander said the automated galleys have machines for chapati making, preparing bakery items, Dosa maker and boilers for rice, lentils and curries.

“Onboard we have advanced equipment like chapati making machine which can prepare 6,000 chapatis per meal. We have steamers to prepare bakery items like bread loaf, croissants, cake. We have Dosa making machine as well. We also have boilers which can be used to prepare 400 Kgs of Rice, Dal, curries as well,” he added.

Saraswat pointed out that the supporting equipment are installed in the galley like dough needing machine and vegetable cutting machine for making large-scale meal preparation.

“Most of the galleys are automated and are functioning systematically. Galleys have to function in all kinds of situations– operational situation or peaceful situation,” Saraswat explained.

The Indian Navy had on July 28 taken delivery of the carrier from CSL after it had successfully completed the fourth and the final phase of the sea trials last month.

Vikrant can stock 100 tonnes of ration and have 50 cooks onboard to prepare the meals.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Aatmanirbhar Bharat

All

IAF successfully conducts night vision goggles-aided landing in Eastern sector

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has achieved a significant milestone by successfully landing an aircraft using night vision goggles (NVG) for the first time...

With Project-75I Submarine Acquisition Facing Delays, MDL Shifts Focus to Indigenous 3,000-ton Project-76 Submarine Design

Source : IgMp Bureau Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), India's premier shipyard, has announced its intention to develop an entirely indigenous conventional submarine design by...

AMCA 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Updates

AMCA to be integrated with sophisticated indigenous Distributed Aperture System (DAS) that making it a formidable air asset for the Indian Air Force

Source : IgMp Bureau India’s Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) is on the brink of a revolutionary transformation with the integration of a sophisticated Distributed...

AMCA to incorporate the best features of both 5th and 6th Generation fighters: ADA sources

Source : IgMp Bureau India's strides toward indigenous air dominance receive a substantial boost with the green signal for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)...

Most Popular

Recent Comments

Archive Months

Miscellanous

Colonel, major & dy SP killed in firefight with terrorists in Kashmir’s Anantnag, several injured

New Delhi: Colonel Manpreet Singh, commanding officer of the Army’s 19 Rashtriya Rifles, along with a major rank officer and a deputy superintendent...

Arunachal Pradesh: India firm on Arunachal Pradesh’s sovereignty amid China’s claims, renames along border

India reaffirmed its sovereignty over Arunachal Pradesh, dismissing China's claims and asserting that the state has always been and will remain an integral part...

NATO on China’s door !!! US-Led Maritime Forces are ‘Spreading their Web’ around China amid Beijing’s belligerence

Source : The EurAsian TimesNATO ships train with @USSHARRYSTRUMAN Carrier Strike Group in the Mediterranean, demonstrating the interoperability and strength of the Alliance’s maritime...

Two Indian Navy warships being built in Russia, to be commissioned by year-end

Two Indian Navy warships being built in Russia are likely to be commissioned by the end of this year, after getting delayed due to...
Visits
error: Content is protected !!