INS Delhi And INS Satpura : Navy’s Deployment To ASEAN Countries
Indian Naval ships INS Delhi and INS Satpura recently departed Sihanoukville, Cambodia, after making a port call in the country as part of the Indian Navy’s deployment to ASEAN countries.
- INS Delhi is India’s first indigenously built guided missile Destroyer.
- It is the lead ship of her classof guided-missile destroyers of the Indian Navy.
- It was built at the Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai and commissioned on 15 November 1997.
- Maximum Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h) and Range: 5,000 mi (8,000 km) with Aircraft : 2 x Sea King helicopters
- INS Satpura is an indigenously designed and built Shivalik-class guided-missile stealth frigate.
- The ship is a frontline unit of the Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam.
- Built at Mazagaon Docks Ltd, Mumbai, and commissioned on 20 August 2011, INS Satpura derives her name from the majestic Satpura mountain range in central India.
- It is equipped with a versatile array of weapons and sensors and can carry multi-role helicopters.
- Displacement: 6,200 tonnes and
- Maximum Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h;
- Aircraft carried: 2 × HAL Dhruv or Sea King Mk. 42B helicopters