Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Kamorta on 3-day visit to Jakarta

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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.

  • INS Sahyadri

  • 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 

  • 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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