Frigate Nilgiri class


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2962full load (tn)
113length (m)
13beam (m)
4.30draught (m)
28max speed (knots)
2Naval Gun single 20 mm
2Naval Gun Mk.8 Mod 1 4.5 inch
2Close-In Weapon System AK-630
2Torpedo Launchers ILAS triple-tube 324mm
1Naval Radar air search radar DA05
1Naval Radar air search radar LW-08
1Naval Radar navigation radar ZW-06


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IN Indian Navy HAL chetak 01
IN Indian Navy Westland Sea King 01

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IN Mazagon Dock Ltd - 7nm SW of Mumbai6

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INIndian NavyF33INS Nilgiri19721996
INIndian NavyF34INS Himgiri19742005
INIndian NavyF35INS Udaygiri19762007
INIndian NavyF36INS Dunagiri19772010
INIndian NavyF41INS Taragiri1980--
INIndian NavyF42INS VindhyagiriT219812012

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1966-octLaid downIN F33 INS Nilgiri
1967Laid downIN F34 INS Himgiri
1968-oct-23LaunchedIN F33 INS Nilgiri
1970-may-6LaunchedIN F34 INS Himgiri
1970-sep-14Laid downIN F36 INS Dunagiri
1972-jun-3CommissionedIN F33 INS Nilgiri
1972-oct-24LaunchedIN F36 INS Dunagiri
1973-janLaid downIN F35 INS Udaygiri
1974-mar-9LaunchedIN F35 INS Udaygiri
1974-nov-23CommissionedIN F34 INS Himgiri
1976-feb-18CommissionedIN F36 INS Dunagiri
1976-oct-25LaunchedIN F41 INS Taragiri
1977-feb-1CommissionedIN F35 INS Udaygiri
1977-jun-25DeploymentIN F35 INS Udaygiri Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Ryde Sand
1977-julPort VisitIN F35 INS Udaygiri visited Pool of London, tied up alongside HMS Belfast
1977-nov-12LaunchedIN F42 INS Vindhyagiri
1978-aprPort VisitIN F34 INS Himgiri visit to Singapore
1980-may-16CommissionedIN F41 INS Taragiri
1981-jul-8CommissionedIN F42 INS Vindhyagiri
1982-febPort VisitIN F41 INS Taragiri visit to Aden
1985-novPort VisitIN F41 INS Taragiri visit Dar-es-Salaam
1996DecommissionedIN F33 INS Nilgiri
1997-apr-24Fate: sunkIN F33 INS Nilgiri as a target, by a missile launched from an Indian Navy Sea Harrier.
2005-may-6DecommissionedIN F34 INS Himgiri
2007-aug-24DecommissionedIN F35 INS Udaygiri at Mumbai
2010-oct-20DecommissionedIN F36 INS Dunagiri
2011-jan-31IN F42 INS Vindhyagiri collided with Norwegian tanker mv Nordlake in Mumbai Harbour and sank. Damaged beyond economic repair.
2012DecommissionedIN F42 INS Vindhyagiri

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