INS Trishul

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Recently, as part of the Indian Navy’s long-range deployment, INS Trishul visited Port Anjouan, Comoros from 31 May to 02 June 23.

About INS Trishul:

  • It is the second frigate of the Talwar class of the Indian Navy.
  • It is the guided missile frigate,  that joined the arsenal of the Indian Navy in 2003.

Key facts about the Talwar class of frigates:

  • These have been built in Russia under an Indo-Russian joint production.
  • These missile frigates are modified Krivak III class frigates from Russia.
  • It has a displacement capacity of 4,000 tons and a speed of 30 knots and is capable of accomplishing a wide variety of naval missions, primarily, finding and eliminating enemy submarines and large surface ships.
  • Due to the use of stealth technologies and a special hull design, the resulting frigate features reduced radar cross section (RCS) as well as electromagnetic, acoustic and infrared signatures.


Q1) What is Krivak III class?

The Krivak III class is a series of frigates that were developed and built  in Russia. These frigates are primarily used for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operations, but they also have capabilities for anti-ship and anti-aircraft warfare.