Rajhans-class patrol vessel

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The Rajhans-class patrol vessels are series of five patrol vessels built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers, Kolkata for Indian Coast Guard[1] .

Design[edit]

The vessels in this series are 37.8 metres (124 ft 0 in) long with a beam of 7.5 metres (24 ft 7 in) and are armed with 40 mm 60 cal Bofors Mk 3 AA and 2 single 7.62 mm machine guns. They are powered by Two 38 TB92 diesels engines generating 6,820 brake horsepower (5,090 kW) and driving two propellers. The Rajhans-class vessels have an accommodation for a crew of 28 enlisted sailors. They have a range 1,400 nautical miles (2,600 km; 1,600 mi) at 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph). The hull's design is essentially the same as of Seaward Defence Boats (SDB) Mk 2 class in service of Indian Navy.

Ships of the class[edit]

Name Pennant Number Date of commission Status
ICGS Raj Hans 56 1980
ICGS Raj Tarang 57 1981
ICGS Raj Kiran 1984 Active
ICGS Raj Kamal Active
ICGS Raj Shree 60

Specification[1][edit]

  • Displacement : 200 tonnes
  • Length : 37.80 meter
  • Beam : 7.50 meter
  • Draught : 1.85 meter
  • Armament : 40 mm 60 cal Bofors Mk 3 AA, 2 single 7.62 mm MG
  • Electronic Radar : BEL make-1*1245 nav.
  • Power : 2 MTU 16V538 TB92 diesels,
  • Propulsion : 2 propller, 6,820 bh
  • Range : 1400 nm at 14 kts
  • Crew : 28 enlisted

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems By Eric Wertheim

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