INS Shalki (S46)

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Career
Name: INS Shalki
Builder: Mazagon Dock Limited
Commissioned: 7 February 1992[1]
Status: in active service, as of 2015
General characteristics
Class and type: Shishumar class submarine
Displacement: 1450 tons surfaced
1850 tons submerged
Length: 64.4 m (211 ft)
Beam: 6.5 m (21 ft)
Draught: 6 m (20 ft)
Propulsion: 4 x 2400 hp diesel-electric motors
1 x Siemens 4600 hp motor
4 x 1.8 MW Siemens alternators
1 shaft
Speed: Surfaced 11 knots (20 km/h)
Submerged 22 knots (41 km/h)
Range: Snorting 8,000 nautical miles (15,000 km) at 8 kn (15 km/h)
Test depth: Test depth 260 m (850 ft)
Complement: 40 (incl 8 Officers)
Armament: 14 x AEG-SUT Mod 1 wire-guided active/passive torpedoes
24 x external strap-on mines

INS Shalki (S46) is a Shishumar-class diesel-electric submarine of the Indian Navy.[2] The submarine was the first ever submarine to be built in India. It was launched in 1987 by the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NAVY/Submarines/Active/93-Shishumar-Class.html
  2. ^ http://indiannavy.nic.in/sub_shishumar.htm


INS Shalki was the first indigenously developed submarine of India....