List of active Indian Navy ships

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Naval Ensign of the Indian Navy.

List of active Indian Navy ships is a list of ships in active service with the Indian Navy. In service ships are taken from the official Indian Navy website.[1] The Indian Navy is one of the largest navies in the world,[2] and as of January 2018 possesses 1 aircraft carrier, 1 amphibious transport dock, 8 Landing ship tanks, 11 destroyers, 13 frigates, 1 nuclear-powered attack submarine,1 Ballistic missile submarine, 14 conventionally-powered attack submarines, 22 corvettes, 1 mine countermeasure vessels, 10 large offshore patrol vessels, 4 fleet tankers and various auxiliary vessels and small patrol boats. For ships no longer in service see List of ships of the Indian Navy and for future acquisitions of the fleet, see future ships of the Indian Navy.

Besides the following navy ships, the Indian Coast Guard operates around 90 - 100 armed patrol ships of various sizes.

Submarine fleet[edit]

Nuclear-powered submarines[edit]

Class Picture Type Boats Origin Displacement[a] Note
Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (1 in Service)
Arihant class Arihant Ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) INS Arihant (S73)  India 6,000 tonnes India's first nuclear ballistic missile submarine. Commissioned August 2016.[3]
Nuclear-powered attack submarines (1 in Service)
Chakra (Akula II) class INS Chakra Attack submarine (SSN) INS Chakra (S71)  Russia 12,770 tonnes $2 billion deal has been signed between India and Russia during BRICS summit Goa 2016 to lease a second Akula class attack submarine. Submarine to be delivered by 2021.[4]

Conventionally-powered submarines[edit]

Class Picture Type Boats Origin Displacement[a] Note
Conventionally-powered submarines (14 in Service)
Kalvari-class First torpedo firing trials of INS Kalvari (S50) - 3.jpg Attack submarine INS Kalvari (S21)  France
 India
1,800 tonnes Lead submarine commissioned, 2 undergoing sea trials and 3 under construction[5]
Sindhughosh class INS Sindhuvijay Attack submarine INS Sindhughosh (S55)
INS Sindhudhvaj (S56)
INS Sindhuraj (S57)
INS Sindhuvir (S58)
INS Sindhuratna (S59)
INS Sindhukesari (S60)
INS Sindhukirti (S61)
INS Sindhuvijay (S62)
INS Sindhurashtra (S65)
 Soviet Union
 Russia
3,076 tonnes INS Sindhurakshak decommissioned after it sank due to explosion in 2013.[6] Fleet to be partially replaced by six Kalvari-class submarines starting 2017.
Shishumar class Shishumar class submarine.JPG Attack submarine INS Shishumar (S44)
INS Shankush (S45)
INS Shalki (S46)
INS Shankul (S47)
 Germany
 India
1,850 tonnes To be armed with Harpoon Block-II anti-ship missiles[7]

Surface fleet[edit]

Aircraft carriers[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Aircraft carriers (1 in service)
Kiev class (Modified) INS Vikramaditya (R33) close shot.jpg Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (R33)  Russia 45,400 tonnes STOBAR carrier.

Destroyers[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Destroyers (11 in service)
Kolkata class INS Kolkata at Mombasa, Kenya.jpg Stealth guided missile destroyer INS Kolkata (D63)
INS Kochi (D64)
INS Chennai (D65)[8]
 India 7,400 tonnes To be succeeded by the Project 15B Visakhapatnam-class destroyer.
Delhi class INS Mumbai (D62) underway.jpg Guided missile destroyer INS Delhi (D61)
INS Mysore (D60)
INS Mumbai (D62)
 India 6,200 tonnes
Rajput class IN Frigate Malabar 07.jpg Guided missile destroyer INS Rajput (D51)
INS Rana (D52)
INS Ranjit (D53)
INS Ranvir (D54)
INS Ranvijay (D55)
 Soviet Union 4,974 tonnes Built in the Soviet Union to Indian design modifications of the Kashin-class destroyer

Frigates[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Frigates (13 in service)
Shivalik class Malabar 2012 INS Satpura (F-48).jpg Stealth guided missile frigate INS Shivalik (F47)
INS Satpura (F48)
INS Sahyadri (F49)
 India 6,200 tonnes To be succeeded from 2017 by the Project 17A-class frigate.
Talwar class INS Trikand Stealth guided missile frigate INS Talwar (F40)
INS Trishul (F43)
INS Tabar (F44)
INS Teg (F45)
INS Tarkash (F50)
INS Trikand (F51)
 Russia 4,035 tonnes First three vessels to be upgraded.[9] Four additional units to be built by Yantar Shipyard and Goa Shipyard Limited.[10]
Brahmaputra class INS Beas-2.JPG Guided missile frigate INS Brahmaputra (F31)
INS Betwa (F39)
INS Beas (F37)
 India 3,850 tonnes Enhanced Godavari-class variant.
Godavari class INS Gomati F21.jpg Guided missile frigate
INS Gomati (F21)
 India 3,850 tonnes INS Godavari (F20) and INS Ganga (F22) decommissioned.[11][12]Remaining vessel in class scheduled to be decommissioned in the near future.[13]

Amphibious warfare ships[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Amphibious warfare ships (1 in Service)
Austin class INS Jalashwa Amphibious transport dock (LPD) INS Jalashwa (L41)  United States 16,590 tonnes Under terms of sale, Jalashwa cannot be used during a war or offensive operation, unless such action is granted by the United States Pentagon.[14] Plans to induct four modern Amphibious ships. Tender floated.[15]
Landing ships (8 in Service)
Shardul class INS Shardul.jpg Landing ship tank (LST) INS Shardul (L16)
INS Kesari (L15)
INS Airavat (L24)
 India 5,600 tonnes[16]
Magar class INS Magar joins Southern Naval Command (1).jpg Landing ship tank (LST) INS Magar (L20)
INS Gharial (L23)
 India 5,655 tonnes[17]
Kumbhir class INS Kumbhir Landing ship tank (LST) INS Cheetah (L18)
INS Guldar (L21)
INS Kumbhir (L22)
 Poland 1,100 tonnes One ship, INS Mahish (L19) was decommissioned.[18]
Landing craft (7 in Service)
Mk. II LCU &
Mk. III LCU
LCU 36 (L36).jpg Landing craft utility (LCU) INS LCU 34 (L34)
INS LCU 35 (L35)
INS LCU 38 (L38)
INS LCU 39 (L39)
 India 500 tonnes[19] INS LCU 34 & INS LCU 35 are part of Mk. II LCU while INS LCU 38 and 39 are part of Mk. III LCU, all built by Goa Shipyard[20]
Mk. IV LCU LCU 51 MILAN 2018.jpg Landing craft utility (LCU) INS LCU 51 (L51)
INS LCU 52 (L52)
INS LCU 53 (L53)
INS LCU 54 (L54)
 India 830 tonnes Four more LCU's to be inducted by 2019.[21]

Corvettes[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Corvettes (22 in Service)
Kamorta class INS Kamorta (P28) Stealth ASW Corvette INS Kamorta (P28)
INS Kadmatt (P29)
INS Kiltan (P30)
 India 3,500 tonnes INS Kavaratti to be commissioned. The class is primarily designed for anti-submarine warfare.
Kora class INS Karmuk (cropped).jpg Corvette INS Kora (P61)
INS Kirch (P62)
INS Kulish (P63)
INS Karmuk (P64)
 India 1,350 tonnes
Khukri class INS Kuthar Corvette INS Khukri (P49)
INS Kuthar (P46)
INS Kirpan (P44)
INS Khanjar (P47)
 India 1,350 tonnes
Abhay class Abhay class corvette.JPG Corvette INS Abhay (P33)
INS Ajay (P34)
INS Akshay (P35)
 India 485 tonnes Indian variant of the Soviet Pauk classs. 1 ship, INS Agray has been decommissioned.[22]
Veer class INS Nirbhik Corvette INS Nishank (K43)
INS Vibhuti (K45)
INS Vipul (K46)
INS Vinash (K47)
INS Vidyut (K48)
INS Nashak (K83)
INS Prabal (K92)
INS Pralaya (K91)
 India 455 tonnes Indian variant of the Soviet Tarantul class. 10 in active service. Four ships INS Veer(K40), INS Nirbhik (K41), INS Nipat(K42) and INS Nirghat (K44) have been decommissioned.[23][24]

Mine countermeasure vessels[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Mine countermeasure vessels (1 in Service)
Pondicherry class INS Kozhikode (M71) Minesweeper INS Kozhikode (M71)  Soviet Union 891 tonnes Indian Navy had acquired a total of 12 ships from the Soviet Union in 2 batches of 6 with the latter batch called the Karwar Class.[25][26] 2 were decommissioned in May 2017 and 3 more ships were decommissioned in March 2018.[27][28][29]

Torpedo recovery vessels[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Torpedo recovery vessels (1 in Service)
Astradharani class INS Astradharini.jpg Torpedo recovery vessel INS Astradharani (A61)[30][31]  India 650 tonnes

Offshore patrol vessels[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Offshore patrol vessels (10 in Service)
Saryu class INS Sumitra (P59).jpg Offshore patrol vessel INS Saryu (P54)
INS Sunayna (P57)
INS Sumedha (P58)
INS Sumitra (P59)
 India 2,300 tonnes To be succeeded by Pipavav NOPV Class.
Sukanya class INS Suvarna Offshore patrol vessel INS Sukanya (P50)
INS Subhadra (P51)
INS Suvarna (P52)
INS Savitri (P53)
INS Sharada (P55)
INS Sujata (P56)
 South Korea
 India
1,890 tonnes Can be armed and upgraded to light frigate standard if needed.[32]

Patrol vessels[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Patrol vessels (19 in Service)
Car Nicobar class INS Car Nicobar (T69) and INS Chetlat (T70) cruise.jpg Patrol vessels Fleet I
INS Car Nicobar (T69)
INS Chetlat (T70)
INS Kora Divh (T71)
INS Cheriyam (T72)
INS Cankaraso (T73)
INS Kondul (T74)
INS Kalpeni (T75)
INS Kabra (T76)
INS Koswari (T77)
INS Karuva (T78)

Fleet II: FOWJFAC
INS Tarmugli (T91)
INS Tillanchang(T92)
INS Tihayu (T93)
INS Tarasa (T94)

 India 325 tonnes
Bangaram class Exercise Milan 2014 for 17 navies of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium, organised by Indian Navy, Andaman and Nicobar Command (10).jpg Patrol vessels INS Bangaram (T65)
INS Bitra (T66)
INS Batti Malv (T67)
INS Baratang (T68)
 India 260 tonnes
Trinkat class INS Trinkat (T61).jpg Patrol vessels INS Trinkat (T61)  India 260 tonnes

Patrol boats[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Patrol boats (110 in Service)
Super Dvora class FAC T-84 Patrol boats T80
T81
T82
T83
T84
T85
T86
 Israel 50 tonnes
Solas Marine fast interceptor boat T-403 interceptor craft Patrol boats 80 in service  Sri Lanka 40 tonnes Total of 80 ordered, all delivered by June 2015, used by Sagar Prahari Bal.[33][34][35]
Immediate Support Vessel Immediate Support Vessels T-38, T-39 & T-40 ready for commissioning.jpg Patrol boat 23 in service  India 60 tonnes 23 in service as of September 2015. Used by ONGC to protect off-shore establishments.[36]

Auxiliary fleet[edit]

Replenishment ships[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Replenishment ships (4 in Service)
Deepak class INS Shakti A57.jpg Replenishment oiler INS Deepak (A50)
INS Shakti (A57)
 Italy 27,500 tonnes
Jyoti class INS Jyoti Replenishment oiler INS Jyoti (A58)  Russia 35,900 tonnes
Aditya class INS Aditya Replenishment oiler & Repair ship INS Aditya (A59)  India 24,612 tonnes

Support ships[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Support ships (6 in Service)
Nicobar class Troopship INS Nicobar
INS Andamans
19,000 [37][38][39]
Nireekshak Class INS Nireekshak.jpg Diving support vessel INS Nireekshak (A15) 2,160 tonnes
Dredger 1 Class Dredging vessel Dredger 1  India Ship built by Tebma Shipyard Limited and inducted on 25 March 2015.[40]

Research and survey vessels[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Research and survey vessels (9 in Service)
Sagardhwani INS Sagardhwani (A74).jpg Research vessel INS Sagardhwani (A74)  India 2,050 tonnes
Sandhayak class INS Darshak in Seychelles.jpg Survey vessel INS Nirupak (J14)
INS Investigator (J15)
INS Jamuna (J16)
INS Sutlej (J17)
INS Sandhayak (J18)
INS Darshak (J20)
INS Sarvekshak (J22)
 India 1,800 tonnes INS Nirdeshak (J19) decommissioned in 2014
Makar class INS Makar Survey vessel INS Makar (J31)  India 500 tonnes New catamaran design. Five more ships are under various stage of construction.

Training vessels[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Training vessels (4 in Service)
INS Tir (A86).JPG Training vessel INS Tir (A86)  India 3,200 tonnes
Training vessel (sail) INS Varuna  India 110 tonnes
INS Tarangini Training vessel (sail) INS Tarangini (A75)
INS Sudarshini (A77)
 India 500 tonnes
Mhadei class INSV Mhadei.jpg Training boat (sail) INSV Mhadei (A76)
INSV Tarini
 India 23 tonnes Has been used for solo, unassisted, non-stop circumnavigation under sail two times.[41][42]

Tugboats[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Tug boats (19 in Service)
INS Gaj (2002).jpg Ocean-going tugboat INS Gaj (2002)  India 560 tonnes Not to be confused with decommissioned Gaj-class tugboat
IRS class Ocean-going tugboat INS Himmat
INS Dhiraj
INS Sahas
 India 472 tonnes 50 tonne bollard pull tugs[43][44]
Bhim class Tugboat INS Bhim
INS Balshil
INS Ajral
373 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Madan Singh class Tugboat INS Madan Singh
INS Shambhu Singh
382 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Balram class Tugboat INS Balram
INS Bajrang
216 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Bahadur class Tugboat INS Bahadur 100 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Anand class Tugboat INS Anand 100 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
B.C. Dutt class Tugboat INS B. C. Dutt
INS Tarafdar
355 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Nakul class Tugboat INS Nakul
INS Arjun
373 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Arga class Tugboat INS Arga
INS Bali
INS Anup
239 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Tugboat INS Sarthi  India 25 tonne bollard pull tugs[45]
Tugboat INS Balwan
INS Sahayak
INS Buland
 India 25 tonne bollard pull tugs[46][47][48]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Miscellaneous (24 in Service)
Ambika class High sulphur diesel oiler INS Ambika 1,000 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Fuel carrier (barge) INS Poshak  India 671 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Modest class Fuel carrier (barge) INS Purak
INS Puran
731 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Hooghly class Fuel carrier (barge) INS ???
INS ???
INS ???
INS ???
1,700 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Vipul class Water carrier (barge) INS Pamba
INS Pulakesin-1
INS Ambuda
598 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
GSL class Small ferryboat INS Manohar
INS Modak
INS Mangal
INS Madhur
INS Manorama
INS Manjula
175 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Manoram class Small ferryboat INS Manoram
INS Vihar
INS Ankola
578 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Shalimar class Small ferryboat INS Neelam
INS Mohini
 India 218 tonnes
Corporated class Sullage (barge) INS SB-II
INS SB-II
INS SB-V
INS SB-VII
220 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.

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