Types Of War Ships In Indian Navy
This type of ships provides offensive capability at very long range by using its aircraft to attack enemy ships with guided weapons, rockets, torpedoes.
Ship is used for ASW (anti submarine warfare) Protection of the fleet, naval gun fire support, offensive operations with guns & torpedoes. They are also equipped with guided missiles, ASW homing torpedoes & ASW helicopters.
Classes of Destroyers
“The Delhi Class is fitted with the Rafael Barak point air defence missile system.”
The ship is equipped with four chaff launch systems and the Ajanta radar interceptor.”
The Delhi class destroyers are classified as guided-missile destroyers.
INS Delhi, INS Mumbai, INS Mysore
The Rajput Class
The Rajput class guided-missile destroyers are also known as Kashin-II class.
The Indian Navy to deploy the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile systems form these ships for first time.
INS Rajput, INS Ranvijay, INS Rana, INS Ranvir
INS Kolkata, INS Chennai, INS Kochi
There are four types of frigates
- The general purpose frigate – ASW & AA protection
- ASW frigate – to destroy the submarines
- AA Frigate – to protect convoy from aircraft
- Air defence
Classes of frigates
– the multi-role frigates and are the first-of-its kind warships built in India incorporating stealth features
INS Shivalik, INS Satpura, INS Sahyadri
The use of stealth technologies and a special hull design helps to reduced radar cross section (RCS) as well as electromagnetic, acoustic and infrared signatures.
INS Tarkash, INS Tirkand, INS Teg, INS Tabar
The ship is equipped with Anti-submarine Rockets and Torpedoes, Medium and Close-in Weapon Systems and indigenous surveillance radar Revathi. The ship is capable of carrying an integral ASW helicopter.
INS Kamort, INS Kiltan, INS Kadmatt
INS Brahmaputra, INS Beas, INS Betwa
Small, fast naval vessel. The dimensions of corvette are slightly smaller as compared to the traditional frigate
Classes of Corvettes
Kora Class corvettes are 1350-ton guided-missile corvettes.
INS Kora, INS Kirch, INS Kulish, INS Karmuk
INS Khukri, INS Kirpan, INS Khanjar
INS Prabal Pralay Nashak Vidyut Vinash
Coastal patrol and anti-submarine warfare.
INS Abhay, INS Ajay, INS Akshay
Landing Ships & Craft
Special ships & crafts for landing Assault troops, to lift light helicopters, guns, tanks.
INS Shardul, INS Airavat, INS Kesari
INS Magar, INS Gharial
Offshore Petrol vessel
INS Sukanya, INS Sharyu, INS Sharada
INS Jyoti, INS Aditya, INS Deepak, INS Shakti
The naval vessel that is capable of propelling itself beneath the water as well as on the water’s surface, they usually patrol individually in enemy water. The main armament is consists of torpedoes, also carries missiles & are used to lay mines.
Classes of Submarine
INS Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpion class submarines built under Project 75.
Sindhughosh class – Submarines are the Kilo class diesel-electric submarines
INS Sindhugosh, INSSindhuratna, INS Sindhudhvaj, INS Sindhushashtra,
The Shishumar class vessels (Type 1500) are diesel-electric submarines.
INS Shishumar, INS Shankush, INS Shalki, INS Shankul