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List of active Indian Navy ships

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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 2017 possesses 1 aircraft carrier, 1 amphibious transport dock, 8 Landing ship tanks, 11 destroyers, 14 frigates, 1 nuclear-powered attack submarine,1 Ballistic missile submarine, 13 conventionally-powered attack submarines, 23 corvettes, 6 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

Nuclear-powered submarines

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 was commissioned into the Indian Navy in 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 Under a 10-year lease from Russia since 2012. Negotiations are underway to lease an additional Akula-class attack submarine.[4]

Conventionally-powered submarines

Class Picture Type Boats Origin Displacement[a] Note
Conventionally-powered submarines (13 in Service)
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 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 1,850 tonnes To be armed with Harpoon Block-II anti-ship missiles[5]

Surface fleet

Aircraft carriers

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

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Destroyers (11 in service)
Kolkata class INS Kolkata entering Mombasa, Kenya.jpg Stealth guided missile destroyer INS Kolkata (D63)
INS Kochi (D64)
INS Chennai (D65)[6]
 India 7,500 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 6,700 tonnes
Rajput class INS Ranvijay 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

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Frigates (14 in service)
Shivalik class INS Satpura 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.[7] Four additional vessels to be built in a joint partnership between Russia and an Indian shipyard.[8]
Brahmaputra class INS Beas Guided missile frigate INS Brahmaputra (F31)
INS Betwa (F39)
INS Beas (F37)
 India 3,850 tonnes Enhanced Godavari-class variant.
Godavari class INS Ganga (F22).jpg Guided missile frigate INS Ganga (F22)
INS Gomati (F21)
 India 3,850 tonnes Lead vessel INS Godavari (F20) decommissioned.[9] Remaining two vessels in class scheduled to be decommissioned in the near future.[10]

Amphibious warfare ships

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.[11] Plans to induct four modern Amphibious ships. Tender floated.[12]
Landing ships (8 in Service)
Shardul class INS Shardul Landing ship tank (LST) INS Shardul (L16)
INS Kesari (L15)
INS Airavat (L24)
 India 5,600 tonnes[13]
Magar class INS Magar Landing ship tank (LST) INS Magar (L20)
INS Gharial (L23)
 India 5,655 tonnes[14]
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.[15]
Landing craft (10 in Service)
Mk. III LCU LCU 36 (L36).jpg Landing craft utility (LCU) INS LCU 34 (L34)
INS LCU 35 (L35)
INS LCU 36 (L36)
INS LCU 37 (L37)
INS LCU 38 (L38)
INS LCU 39 (L39)
 India 640 tonnes[16]
Mk. IV LCU Launch of Yard 2094 (3).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

Corvettes

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Corvettes (23 in Service)
Kamorta class INS Kamorta (P28) Stealth ASW Corvette INS Kamorta (P28)
INS Kadmatt (P29)
 India 3,500 tonnes INS Kiltan and INS Kavaratti to be commissioned. The class is primarily designed for anti-submarine warfare.
Kora class INS Kora 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.[17]
Veer class INS Nirbhik Corvette INS Nirbhik (K41)
INS Nishank (K43)
INS Nirghat (K44)
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. Lead ship INS Veer(K40) and INS Nipat(K42) have been decommissioned.[18]

Mine countermeasure vessels

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Mine countermeasure vessels (6 in Service)
Pondicherry class INS Kozhikode (M71) Minesweeper INS Karwar (M67)
INS Cannanore (M68)
INS Cuddalore (M69)
INS Kakinada (M70)
INS Kozhikode (M71)
INS Konkan (M72)
 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.[19][20] All 6 ships are slated to be decommissioned by 2018.[21]

Torpedo recovery vessels

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Torpedo recovery vessels (1 in Service)
Astradharani class INS Astradharini.jpg Torpedo recovery vessel INS Astradharani (A61)[22][23]  India 650 tonnes

Offshore patrol vessels

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Offshore patrol vessels (10 in Service)
Saryu class INS Saryu.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.[24]

Patrol vessels

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

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.[25][26][27]
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.[28]

Auxiliary fleet

Replenishment ships

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

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Support ships (6 in Service)
Nicobar class Troopship INS Nicobar
INS Andamans
19,000 [29][30][31]
Lakshadweep Class Lakshadweep Sea Ship.jpg Hospital ship INS Lakshadweep Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Nireekshak Class INS Nireekshak (A15).jpg Diving support vessel INS Nireekshak (A15) 2,160 tonnes
Dredging vessel  India Ship built by Tebma Shipyards, Karnataka and inducted on 25 March 2015.[32]

Research and survey vessels

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 Investigator (J15) 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
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

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
INS Tarangini Training vessel (sail) INS Varuna
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.[33][34]

Tugboats

Class Picture Type Ships Origin Displacement Note
Tug boats (19 in Service)
INS Gaj (2002).jpg Ocean-going tugboat INS Gaj (2002) 560 tonnes
Tugboat INS Dhiraj

INS Sahas

 India 472 tonnes 50 tonne bollard pull tugs[35][36]
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[37]
Tugboat INS Balwan

INS Sahayak

INS Buland

 India 25 tonne bollard pull tugs[38][39][40]

Miscellaneous

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
578 tonnes Not listed on official Indian Navy website.
Shalimar class Small ferryboat INS Neelam  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.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b Displacement when submerged

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