Rajhans-class patrol vessel

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Raj Hans Class Patrol Vessels are series of five watercraft built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers, Kolkata for Indian Coast Guard[1] .

Design[edit]

The vessels in this series are 37.8 meters long with a beam of 7.5 meters and are armed with 40 mm 60 cal Bofors Mk 3 AA and 2 single 7.62 mm MG. They are powered by Two 38 TB92 diesels engines generating 6,820 bh and driving two propllers. The Raj Hans Class vessels have an accommodation for a crew of 28 enlisted sailors. They have a range 1400 nm at 14 knots. The hull's design is essentially the same as of Seaward Defence Boats (SDB) Mk 2 class in service of Indian Navy.

Ships of the class[edit]

Name Pennant Number Date of commission Status
ICGS Raj Hans 56 1980
ICGS Raj Tarang 57 1981
ICGS Raj Kiran 1984 Active
ICGS Raj Kamal Active
ICGS Raj Shree 60

Specification[1][edit]

  • Displacement : 200 tonnes
  • Length : 37.80 meter
  • Beam : 7.50 meter
  • Draught : 1.85 meter
  • Armament : 40 mm 60 cal Bofors Mk 3 AA, 2 single 7.62 mm MG
  • Electronic Radar : BEL make-1*1245 nav.
  • Power : 2 MTU 16V538 TB92 diesels,
  • Propulsion : 2 propller, 6,820 bh
  • Range : 1400 nm at 14 kts
  • Crew : 28 enlisted

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems By Eric Wertheim

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