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  • 1972    

    Frigate Nilgiri class


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    2682light (tn)
    2962full load (tn)
    113.40length (m)
    13.10beam (m)
    4.30draught (m)
    28max speed (knots)
    2Naval Gun Oerlikon 20mm Mk.7 cannon
    2Naval Gun AK-230 twin 30mm
    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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        Typical Max
    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

    6 units


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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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