INS Kumbhir (L22)

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INS Kumbhir (third ship from top)
Name: INS Kumbhir
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
  • 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.


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


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