INS Shalki (S46)

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History
India
Name: INS Shalki
Builder: Mazagon Dock Limited
Commissioned: 7 February 1992[1]
Status: in active service
Badge: INS Shalki crest
General characteristics
Class and type: Shishumar-class submarine
Displacement:
  • 1450 tons surfaced
  • 1850 tons submerged
Length: 64.4 m (211 ft)
Beam: 6.5 m (21 ft)
Draught: 6 m (20 ft)
Propulsion:
  • 4 × 2,400 hp (1,800 kW) diesel-electric motors
  • 1 × Siemens 4,600 hp (3,400 kW) motor
  • 4 × 1.8 MW (2,400 hp) Siemens alternators
  • 1 shaft
Speed:
  • Surfaced 11 knots (20 km/h)
  • Submerged 22 knots (41 km/h)
Range: Snorting 8,000 nautical miles (15,000 km) at 8 kn (15 km/h)
Test depth: Test depth 260 m (850 ft)
Complement: 40 (incl 8 officers)
Armament:
  • 14 × AEG-SUT Mod 1 wire-guided active/passive torpedoes
  • 24 × external strap-on mines

INS Shalki (S46) is a Shishumar-class diesel-electric submarine of the Indian Navy.[2] The submarine was the first ever submarine to be built in India. It was launched in 1987 by the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 October 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2009.