INS Ranvir

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INS Ranvir
History
India
Name: INS Ranvir
Builder: 61 Kommunara Shipbuilding Plant
Commissioned: 28 October 1986
Homeport: Visakhapatnam
Identification: Pennant number: D54
Status: in active service
Badge:
Seal of INS Ranvir
General characteristics
Class and type: Rajput-class destroyer
Displacement:
  • 3,950 tons standard,
  • 4,974 tons full load
Length: 147 m (482 ft)
Beam: 15.8 m (52 ft)
Draught: 5 m (16 ft)
Propulsion: 4 × gas turbine engines; 2 shafts, 72,000 hp (54,000 kW)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h)
Range:
  • 4,000 mi (6,400 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h)
  • 2,600 miles (4,200 km) at 30 knots (56 km/h)
Complement: 320 (including 35 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Navigation: 2 × Volga (NATO: Don Kay) radar at I-band frequency,
  • Air: 1 × MP-500 Kliver (NATO: Big Net-A) radar at C-band or 1 × Bharat RAWL (Dutch Signaal LW08) radar at D-band (installed on INS Ranjit),
  • Air/Surface: 1 × MR-310U Angara (NATO: Head Net-C) radar at E-band, replaced by 1 × EL/M-2238 STAR[1]
  • Communication: Inmarsat,
  • Sonar: 1 × hull mounted Vycheda MG-311 (NATO: Wolf Paw) sonar replaced with Bharat HUMSA during MLR, 1 × Vyega MG-325 (NATO: Mare Tail) variable depth sonar
Armament:
  • Anti-surface:
  • 8 × Brahmos supersonic missiles in aft VLS (replaces SAM launcher)
  • 4 × SS-N-2D Styx AShM missiles in inclined launchers
  • Air-defence:
  • 2 × Barak SAM 8 cell launchers (port and starboard)
  • 1 × S-125M (NATO: SA-N-1) SAM launchers
  • Guns:
  • 1 × 76.2 mm (3 in) main gun,
  • 2 × 30 mm (1.2 in) AK-630M CIWS
  • Anti-submarine:
  • 1 × 533 mm (21 in) PTA 533 quintuple torpedo tube launcher,
  • 2 × RBU-6000 anti-submarine mortars,
Aircraft carried: 1 × Ka-28 helicopter

INS Ranvir is the fourth of the five Rajput-class destroyers built for the Indian Navy. Ranvir was commissioned on 28 October 1986.

Service history[edit]

2008[edit]

INS Ranvir along with INS Mysore were anchored just outside Sri Lankan territorial waters to provide security for the Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, and other high-ranking officials at the 15th SAARC summit.[2]

2015[edit]

On 22–26 May 2015, INS Ranvir with INS Shakti visited Singapore.[3] On 31 May - 4 June 2015, INS Ranvir with INS Shakti made a port call at Jakarta, Indonesia. She was commanded by Captain Jaswinder Singh.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedman, Norman (2006). The Naval Institute guide to world naval weapon systems (5th ed.). Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute. p. 243. ISBN 1557502625. 
  2. ^ 2 Indian warships anchored near SL Archived July 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Indian Naval Ships Enter Freemantle (Perth), Australia". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-05-31. 
  4. ^ "Two Indian Navy warships arrive in Jakarta". Zee News. 2015-06-01. Retrieved 2016-05-31. 

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