KAVARATTI

 

The last of four indigenously built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes “INS Kavaratti” under
Project 28 (Kamorta class) is scheduled to be commissioned into the Indian Navy on 22 October 20.


 Touted as a potent Stealth ASW Corvette, Kavaratti is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house
organisation, Directorate of Naval Design(DND), and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE),
Kolkata

 Kavaratti has a state-of-the-art weapons and sensor suite capable of detecting and prosecuting submarines. In
addition to its anti-submarine warfare capability, the ship also has a credible self defence capability and good
endurance for long-range deployments.

 Kavaratti takes her name from erstwhile INS Kavaratti which was an Arnala class missile corvette. The older
Kavaratti distinguished herself by operating in support of was Bangladesh’s liberation in 1971.

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