Indian Submarine Destroyers which can break the Backbone of Chinese Navy

India has a total of four Corvettes with Stealth feature which also acts as Indian submarine destroyers. From its independence, India has used warship of either British made or Russian made. India always pursuit for its indigenous warships i.e. design and built within the country.

INS Kamorta class corvettes were the first anti-submarine and stealth Corbett to build within the country. These stealth Corvettes with anti-submarine capability were built by GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers).

GRSE is located in Kolkata, West Bengal and it is India’s one of the largest shipyard. It was founded in 1884 by the Britishers and occupied & nationalized by the Indian government in 1960. It’s headquarter is situated at Kolkata and it has built more than 100 warships.

Indian Submarine Destroyers
Armaments of INS Kamorta

This project was approved in 2003. There is a total of 4 ships of this class built till October 2020. The cost of each corvette was near about the US $ 393 million. It is equipped with advanced sensors like BEL Revathi band radar, BEL Lynx fire control radar, and NPOL bow-mounted Sonar Array. Its electronic system consists of Sanket electronic warfare system and Kavach decoy launcher along with CMS-28 combat management system.

Four Corvettes of this class are:-

INS Kamorta

INS Kamorta

It is named after Kamorta Island of Lakshadweep Islands Group of India. It is the first anti-submarine Corvette built by GRSE. Its construction was started on 20th November 2006 with name project 28 and completed on 19th April 2010. This ship was commissioned on 23rd August 2014.

This ship has a length of 109.1 meters and with a beam length 13.7 meters. It can cover a range of 5,550 km at an average speed of 33 km/hr. These are operated by 4×Pielistick 12 PA6 STC diesel engine which gives it a speed of 46 km/hr. This has a displacement of 3,300 tons and it could carry near about 193 Navy officers.

It is armed with two anti-submarine missile launchers, four torpedo tubes, two CIWS and one super rapid gun. It can also carry a fixed-wing chopper like HAL Dhruv.

Specifications:-

Commission23 August 2014
Length109.1 m
Beam13.7 m
Range5,550 km
Speed46 km/hr
Member capacity180 sailors, 13 officers

INS Kadmatt

INS Kadmatt

It is named after Kadmat Island of Lakshadweep Islands Group of India. It is the second anti-submarine Corvette built by GRSE. It was named project 29. Its construction was started on 27th September 2007 and completed on 25th October 2011. This ship was commissioned on 7th January 2016.

This ship has a length of 109 meters and with a beam length of 12.8 meters. These are operated by 4×Pielistick 12 PA6 STC diesel engine which gives it a speed of 46 km/hr. It can cover a range of 5,550 km at an average speed of 33 km/hr. This has a displacement of 3000 tons and it could carry near about 193 Navy officers.

It is armed with two anti-submarine missile launchers, four torpedo tubes, two CIWS and one super rapid gun. It can also carry a fixed-wing chopper like Westland Sea King.

Specifications

Commission7 January, 2016
Length109 m
Beam12.8 m
Range5,550 km
Speed46 km/hr
Member capacity180 sailors, 13 officers

INS Kiltan

INS Kiltan

It is named after Kiltan Island of Lakshadweep Islands Group of India. It is the third anti-submarine Corvette built by GRSE. Its construction was started on 10th August 2010 with name project 30 and completed on 26th March 2013. This ship was commissioned on 16th October 2017.

This ship has a length of 109 meters and with a beam length of 12.8 meters. It can cover a range of 5,550 km at an average speed of 33 km/hr. These are operated by 4×Pielistick 12 PA6 STC diesel engine which gives it a speed of 46 km/hr. This has a displacement of 3000 tons and it could carry near about 123 Navy officers.

It is armed with two anti-submarine missile launchers, four torpedo tubes, two CIWS and one super rapid gun. It can also carry a fixed-wing chopper like HAL Dhruv.

Specifications

Commission16 October, 2017
Length109 m
Beam12.8 m
Range5,550 km
Speed46 km/hr
Member capacity106 sailors, 17 officers

INS Kavaratti

INS Kavaratti

It is named after Kavaratti Island of Lakshadweep Islands Group of India. It is the first anti-submarine Corvette built by GRSE. Its construction was started on 20th January 2012 with name project 31 and completed on 19th May 2015. This ship was commissioned on 22nd October 2020.

This ship has a length of 109 meters and with a beam length of 12.8 meters. It can cover a range of 5,550 km at an average speed of 33 km/hr. These are operated by 4×Pielistick 12 PA6 STC diesel engine which gives it a speed of 46 km/hr. This has a displacement of 3,300 tons and it could carry near about 123 Navy officers.

It is armed with two anti-submarine missile launchers, four torpedo tubes, two CIWS and one super rapid gun. It can also carry a fixed-wing chopper like Westland Sea King.

Specifications

Commission22 October, 2020
Length109 m
Beam12.8 m
Range5,550 km
Speed46 km/hr
Member capacity106 sailors, 17 officers
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