INS Kumbhir (L22)

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L-32, L-34, L-21, L-22 LSTs and LCUs beached.jpg
INS Kumbhir (third ship from top)
History
Name: INS Kumbhir
Builder:
Commissioned: November 1986
Identification: Pennant number: L22
Status: in active service
Badge: INS Kumbhir crest
General characteristics
Class and type: Kumbhir-class tank landing ship
Displacement: 1120 tons (standard)
Length: 83.9 m [1]
Beam: 9.7 m
Draught: 1.3 metres (extreme bow and 2.58 metres (stern)
Depth: 5.2 m
Propulsion: 2 x 2200 hp Soviet Kolomna 40-D two stroke diesel engines.
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement: 120 (incl. 12 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
SRN 7453 radar
Armament:
  • 2 × AK-230 30mm guns
  • 4 × CRN-91 AA (Naval 30mm Medak)
  • guns, MANPAD's.
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Chetak

INS Kumbhir is the lead vessel of her class of the amphibious warfare ships of the Indian Navy.

History[edit]

Built at the Gdańsk Shipyard in Poland, INS Kumbhir was commissioned in November 1986.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://indiannavy.nic.in/landing_ships_kumbhir.htm