List of active Indian Navy ships
List of active Indian Navy ships is a list of ships in active service with the Indian Navy. In service ships are taken from the official Indian Navy website. The Indian Navy is one of the largest navies in the world, and as of 2014 possesses two aircraft carriers, one amphibious transport dock, 9 Landing ship tanks, 9 destroyers, 15 frigates, one nuclear-powered attack submarine, 14 conventionally-powered attack submarines, 25 corvettes, 7 mine countermeasure vessels, 10 large offshore patrol vessels, 4 fleet tankers and various auxiliary vessels and small patrol boats. For ships no longer in service see List of ships of the Indian Navy and for future ships of Indian navy see Future ships of the Indian Navy
Besides the following navy ships, the Indian Coast Guard operates around 90 - 100 armed patrol ships of various sizes.
- 1 Submarine fleet
- 2 Surface fleet
- 3 Auxiliary fleet
- 4 See also
- 5 Notes
- 6 References
- 7 External links
|Nuclear-powered submarines (1 in Service)|
|Chakra (Akula II)-class||Attack submarine (SSN)||INS Chakra (S71)||Russia||12,770 tonnes||Under a 10 year lease from Russia since 2012.|
|Arihant-class||Ballistic Missile submarine (SSBN)||INS Arihant (S73)||India||6,000 tonnes, surfaced||Undergoing sea trials, expected to be commissioned by 2014-2015.|
|Conventionally-powered submarines (14 in Service)|
|Sindhughosh-class||Attack submarine||INS Sindhughosh (S55)
INS Sindhudhvaj (S56)
INS Sindhuraj (S57)
INS Sindhuvir (S58)
INS Sindhuratna (S59)
INS Sindhukesari (S60)
INS Sindhukirti (S61)
INS Sindhuvijay (S62)
INS Sindhurakshak (S63)
INS Sindhushastra (S65)
| Soviet Union
|3,076 tonnes||S63 Sindhurakshak exploded and sank on the 14 August 2013. Officials say it is "highly unlikely" she will return to active service, but the final decision will be made only after the boat is re-floated and inspected.
S61 Sindhukirti is currently under re-fit and is scheduled to re-join the fleet on 31 March 2015.
|Shishumar-class||Attack submarine||INS Shishumar (S44)
INS Shankush (S45)
INS Shalki (S46)
INS Shankul (S47)
|Germany||1,850 tonnes||To be armed with Harpoon Block-II anti-ship missiles|
|Aircraft carriers (2 in service)|
|Centaur-class||Aircraft carrier||INS Viraat (R22)||United Kingdom||28,700 tonnes||STOVL carrier. Scheduled to be decommissioned by 2017 and replaced by INS Vikrant.|
|Modified Kiev-class||Aircraft carrier||INS Vikramaditya (R33)||Russia||45,400 tonnes||STOBAR carrier.|
Amphibious warfare ships
Note: In addition, the Indian Navy maintains a number of smaller landing craft that operate from and in conjunction with these vessels below. They serve to transport troops and equipment from ship to shore during an amphibious operation.
|Amphibious warfare ships (1 in Service)|
|Austin-class||Amphibious transport dock (LPD)||INS Jalashwa (L41)||United States||16,590 tonnes||Under terms of sale, Jalashwa cannot be used during a war or offensive operation, unless such action is granted by the United States Pentagon.|
|Landing ships (9 in Service)|
|Shardul-class||Landing ship tank (LST)||INS Shardul (L16)
INS Kesari (L15)
INS Airavat (L24)
|Magar-class||Landing ship tank (LST)||INS Magar (L20)
INS Gharial (L23)
|Kumbhir-class||Landing ship tank (LST)||INS Cheetah (L18)
INS Mahish (L19)
INS Guldar (L21)
INS Kumbhir (L22)
|Poland||1,100 tonnes||Two larger ships in the center as seen in picture.|
|Large Landing Craft Utility (6 in Service)|
|LCT Mk.3||Landing Craft Utility (LCU)||INS LCU 33 (L33)
INS LCU 35 (L35)
INS LCU 36 (L36)
INS LCU 37 (L37)
INS LCU 38 (L38)
INS LCU 39 (L39) 
|India||640 tonnes ||Outer two ships as seen in picture.|
Destroyers and frigates
|Corvettes (25 in Service)|
|Kamorta-class||Stealth ASW Corvette||INS Kamorta (P28)||India||3,500 tonnes ||Three more ships INS Kadmatt, INS Kiltan, INS Kavaratti to be commissioned.|
|Kora-class||Corvette||INS Kora (P61)
INS Kirch (P62)
INS Kulish (P63)
INS Karmuk (P64)
|Khukri-class||Corvette||INS Khukri (P49)
INS Kuthar (P46)
INS Kirpan (P44)
INS Khanjar (P47)
|Veer-class||Corvette (light)||INS Veer (K40)
INS Nirbhik (K41)
INS Nipat (K42)
INS Nishank (K43)
INS Nirghat (K44)
INS Vibhuti (K45)
INS Vipul (K46)
INS Vinash (K47)
INS Vidyut (K48)
INS Nashak (K83)
INS Prabal (K92)
INS Pralaya (K91)
|455 tonnes||Customized Indian variant of the Soviet Tarantul class.|
|Abhay-class||Corvette (light)||INS Abhay (P33)
INS Ajay (P34)
INS Akshay (P35)
INS Agray (P36)
|485 tonnes||Customized Indian variants of the Soviet Pauk class corvettes.|
Mine countermeasure vessels
|Mine countermeasure vessels (7 in Service)|
|Pondicherry-class||Minesweeper||INS Alleppey (M65)
INS Karwar (M67)
INS Cannanore (M68)
INS Cuddalore (M69)
INS Kakinada (M70)
INS Kozhikode (M71)
INS Konkan (M72)
|Soviet Union||891 tonnes|
|Replenishment ships (4 in Service)|
|Deepak-class||Replenishment oiler||INS Deepak (A50)
INS Shakti (A57)
|Jyoti-class||Replenishment oiler||INS Jyoti (A58)||Russia||35,900 tonnes|
|Aditya-class||Replenishment oiler & Repair ship||INS Aditya (A59)||India||24,612 tonnes|
|Support ships (6 in Service)|
|Hospital ship||INS Lakshadweep||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Astravahini-Class||Torpedo recovery vessel||INS INS A-73 (TLRV)||India||110 tonnes|
|Diving support vessel||INS Nireekshak (A15)||2,160 tonnes|
Research and survey vessels
|Research and survey vessels (10 in Service)|
|Sagardhwani||Research vessel||INS Sagardhwani (A74)||India||2,050 tonnes|
|Sandhayak-class||Survey vessel||INS Nirupak (J14)
INS Investigator (J15)
INS Jamuna (J16)
INS Sutlej (J17)
INS Sandhayak (J18)
INS Nirdeshak (J19)
INS Darshak (J20)
INS Sarvekshak (J22)
|Makar-class||Survey vessel||INS Makar (J31)||India||500 tonnes||New catamaran design. Five more ships are under various stage of construction.|
|Training vessels (4 in Service)|
|Training vessel||INS Tir (A86)||India||3,200 tonnes|
|Training vessel (sail)||INS Varuna
INS Tarangini (A75)
INS Sudarshini (A77)
|Training boat (sail)||INSV Mhadei (A76)||India||23 tonnes||Has been used for solo, unassisted, non-stop circumnavigation under sail two times.|
|Tug boats (19 in Service)|
|Gaj-class tugboat||Ocean-going tugboat||INS Matanga (A53)||India||1,334 tonnes||The first ship of the class, INS Gaj (A51) was decommissioned in 1996.|
|Ocean-going tugboat||INS Gaj (2002)||560 tonnes|
|373 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Madan Singh-class||Tugboat||INS Madan Singh
INS Shambhu Singh
|382 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|216 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Bahadur-class||Tugboat||INS Bahadur||100 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Anand-class||Tugboat||INS Anand||100 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|B.C. Dutt-class||Tugboat||INS B. C. Dutt
|355 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|373 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|239 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Tugboat||INS Sarthi||India||25 tonnes|||
|Miscellaneous (24 in Service)|
|Ambika-class||High sulphur diesel oiler||INS Ambika||1,000 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Fuel carrier (barge)||INS Poshak||India||671 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Modest-Class||Fuel carrier (barge)||INS Purak
|731 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Hooghly-Class||Fuel carrier (barge)||INS ???
|1,700 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Vipul-Class||Water carrier (barge)||INS Pamba
|598 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|GSL-class||Small ferryboat||INS Manohar
|175 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Manoram-class||Small ferryboat||INS Manoram
|578 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
|Shalimar-class||Small ferryboat||INS Neelam||India||218 tonnes|
|Corporated-class||Sullage (barge)||INS SB-II
|220 tonnes||Not listed on official Indian Navy website.|
- Future ships of the Indian Navy
- Submarines of the Indian Navy
- Aircraft of the Indian Navy
- Indian Coast Guard
- Currently active military equipment by country
- List of current ships of the United States Navy
- List of active People's Liberation Army Navy ships
- List of active Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships
- List of active Royal Navy ships
- List of active French Navy ships
- List of active Spanish Navy ships
- List of active Italian Navy ships
- Fleet of the Royal Canadian Navy
- Displacement when submerged
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