INS Sahyadri

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Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri joined two frontline warships of France in carrying out a two-day maritime partnership exercise in the Arabian Sea.

About INS Sahyadri 

  • The INS Sahyadri is a Shivalik class multi-role stealth frigate.
  • It is equipped with cutting-edge weapons and sensors, enabling her to identify and eliminate threats from the air, the surface, and the subsurface.
  • The vessel is a member of the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy, which is located in Visakhapatnam.
  • The maritime partnership exercise witnessed a wide spectrum of evolutions at sea which included cross-deck landings, boarding exercises and seamanship evolutions.
  • The seamless conduct of the exercise reaffirmed the interoperability and high level of cooperation between the two navies. 
  • Stealth Frigates under the Shivalik class series namely INS Shivalik, INS Sahyadri, and INS Satpura are the first stealth warships built in India (by Mazagon Dock Limited).


Q1) What is a stealth frigate?

It is a type of ship which is especially used as a war vessel and is concealed from the navy vessels of other countries. It is an important warfare tactic that is used by nations wide across the world.

Source: INS Sahyadri joins maritime exercise with French Navy