INS Gomati (F21)

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History
Name: INS Gomati
Namesake: Gomti River
Builder: Mazagon Dock Limited
Commissioned: 16 April 1988
Status: in active service
Badge: Seal of INS Gomati
General characteristics
Class and type: Godavari-class frigate
Displacement:
  • 3,600 long tons (3,658 t) standard
  • 3,860 long tons (3,922 t) full load
Length: 126.4 m (415 ft)
Beam: 14.5 m (48 ft)
Draught: 4.5 m (15 ft)
Propulsion: 2 turbines with 30,000 hp motors; 2 550 psi boilers; 2 shafts
Speed: 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)
Range: 4,500 mi (7,200 km) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 313 (incl. 40 officers & 13 aircrew)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • 1 × Signaal D-band radar
  • 1 × MR-310U Angara (NATO: Head Net-C) E-band radar
  • 2 × Signaal ZW06 or Don Kay I-band radars for navigation
  • Bharat APSOH hull mounted sonar, Fathoms Oceanic VDS and Type 162M sonar
Armament:
Aircraft carried:

INS Gomati (F21) is a Godavari-class guided-missile frigate of Indian Navy.

It was suggested that some of the ship's components were substandard and that there were errors in the procurement process.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Singh, Ajmer (30 July 2005). "Smooth Sail to the Top". Tehelka. Retrieved 24 December 2009.