INS Abhay (P33)

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History
Name: INS Abhay
Commissioned: 10 March 1989
Status: in active service, as of 2016
General characteristics
Class & type: Abhay class corvette
Displacement: 485 tons full load
Length: 56.0 m (183.7 ft)
Beam: 10.2 m (33 ft)
Draft: 3.3 m (11 ft)
Propulsion: 2 diesel motors with 16,184 hp and 2 shafts (Another report says 4 engines)
Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h), (32 knots according to Jane's)
Range: 2,400 mi (3,900 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h)
Complement: 97 (incl. 7 officers), (Jane's lists 32, with 6 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • 1 × MR 352 Pozitiv-E search radar
  • 1 × Pechora navigation radar
  • 1 × Rat Tail VDS sonar
Armament:

INS Abhay (P33) is the lead ship of her class of anti-submarine warfare corvettes, currently in service with the Indian Navy.

Abhay is Sanskrit for fearless. The ship was commissioned on 10 March 1989.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abhay (Pauk II) class – Bharat-Rakshak. Retrieved on 2009-04-18