Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Kamorta on 3-day visit to Jakarta
As part of deployment to South East Asia, Indian Naval Ships INS Sahyadri and Kamorta are on a three-day visit to Jakarta.
During the visit, Indian Navy personnel will participate in interactions with the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) towards further enhancing interoperability and mutual cooperation.
In addition, a number of social and informal exchanges are also planned with an aim to strengthen ties and mutual understanding between the navies.
The visit of INS ships seeks to enhance maritime cooperation and strengthen India's friendship with Indonesia which will contribute towards security and stability in the region.
It is the Shivalik-class advanced, guided-missile frigate warship.
It is built by the Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai.
It was launched in 2005.
It was commissioned along with INS Shivalik (F-47), INS Satpura (F-48) into the Indian Navy on July 21st, 2012.
It is 468 feet in length and 55 feet in breadth.
It has a displacement capacity of 6,800 tons.
It has a massive surface speed of 32 knots.
INS Kamorta is first of the four ASW Stealth Corvettes.
It was designed by the Navy’s in-house organisation, the Directorate of Naval Design (DND), under Project 28.
With a length of 110 m, width of 14 m and a displacing capacity of 3500 tonnes, it can achieve a speed of 25 knots.
It is suited with anti-submarine rockets and torpedoes, medium and close-in weapon systems and indigenous surveillance radar Revathi.
It was commissioned on 23 Aug 2014.
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