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Khukri-class corvette

INS Kuthar
Class overview
Name: Khukri class
Builders: Mazagon Dock Limited
Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
Operators:  Indian Navy
Preceded by: Veer-class corvette
Succeeded by: Kora-class corvette
In commission: 1989-
Planned: 4
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Type: Corvette
Displacement: Full load: 1,350 tonnes
Length: 91.1 m (299 ft)
Beam: 10.5 m (34 ft)
Draught: 4.5 m (15 ft)
Speed: 25 kn (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Range: 4,000 mi (6,400 km) @ 16 kn (30 km/h; 18 mph)
Complement: 79 including 10 officers
Sensors and
processing systems:
MR-123 Fire control radar
1 MR 352 Pozitiv-E air radar
1 Garpun-Bal air/surface radar
1 BEL 1245 navigation radar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
1 BEL Ajanta P Mk.II used in the ESM role
Decoy
2 PK-10 chaff launchers
1 NPOL designed towed torpedo decoy
Armament: 2 x AK-630 CIWS
1 x AK-176 76mm gun
4 x P-20M missiles
2 x SA-N-5 SAM launchers
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Dhruv

The Khukri class corvettes were intended to replace the ageing Petya II Class corvettes of the Indian Navy.

The first two were ordered in December 1984 and the remaining in 1985. The diesel engines are assembled in India, under license by Kirloskar Group. Around 65% of the ship contains indigenous content.

Ships of the class

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