INS Subhadra (P51)

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Name: INS Subhadra
Commissioned: 25 January 1990
Status: in active service, as of 2015
General characteristics
Class and type: Sukanya class patrol vessel[1]
Displacement: 1,890 tons (full load)[1]
Length: 101 metres
Beam: 11.5 metres
Propulsion: 2 × diesel engines, 12,800 bhp (9,540 kW), 2 shafts
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h)
Range: 7,000 nautical miles (13,000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
Complement: 70
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 x Racal Decca 2459 search radar
1 BEL 1245 navigation radar
Armament: 1 x 40 mm, 60-cal Bofors anti-aircraft gun
2 x 12.7 mm machine guns

P51 added: 1 Dhanush ballistic missile

P55 added: 2 x 25 mm, 80-cal anti-aircraft guns
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Chetak

INS Subhadra (P51) is a Sukanya class patrol vessel of the Indian Navy.[1]

INS Subhadra has been used as a test bed for the Dhanush ship-launched ballistic missile and associated stabilization and launch platform.


  1. ^ a b c "Indian Naval Ships-OPV-Sukanya Class". Retrieved 2011-10-20.