Aditya-class auxiliary ship

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INS Aditya A59.jpg
INS Aditya departing Portsmouth Naval Base, UK, 20th June 2009.
Class overview
Builders: Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
Operators:  Indian Navy
Succeeded by: Deepak class
Completed: 1
Active: 1
General characteristics
Type: Replenishment and Repair Ship
Displacement: 24,612 tons full load
Length: 172 m (564 ft)
Beam: 23 m (75 ft)
Draft: 7.5 m (25 ft)
Propulsion: 2 × ECR MAN B&W 16V 40/45 diesel engines with 23,972 hp (17,876 kW) sustained
3 × 500 kW generators
2 × 1500 kW power take-off shaft generators
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h)
Range: 10,000 mi (16,000 km) @ 16 knots (30 km/h)
Complement: 191 + 6 aircrew (incl. 3 pilots from No.321 Sqn)
Armament: 1 × SA-N-10 SAM launcher with 24 missiles
3 × 2A42 30mm Medak guns
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Chetak (from No.321 Sqn) or Sea King

Aditya class is a class of replenishment and repair ships currently in service with the Indian Navy. The class is a modified and lengthened version of the original Deepak class. INS Aditya is the only ship in this class.


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