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Krivak class or Talwar class Guided Missile frigate

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 21, Jun 2021
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  • The Talwar-Class guided missile frigate is a modified Krivak III-Class frigate in service with the Indian Navy.
  • Built by Baltiysky Zavod Yantar Shipyard, the frigate supports naval forces during air, surface and sub-surface missions.
  • It is also used to detect and destroy enemy submarines and other surface ships.

Recent Update

  • India and Russia signed an agreement for the purchase and construction of four additional upgraded Krivak III-class stealth frigates
  • Two frigates will be directly supplied by Yantar Shipyard of Russia and two others built at state-owned Goa Shipyard Limited in India through a technology transfer.
  • The frigates will be powered by Ukrainian gas turbine engines.
  • They will also be equipped with Indian-built radar, sonar, communication suites and anti-ship BrahMos missile systems