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INS Trikand

INS Trikand:

Indian Naval Ship INS Trikand received a warm welcome upon its arrival at Bandar Abbas, the port city of Iran recently.

  • INS Trikand is a Talwar-class guided-missile frigate of the Indian Navy.
  • It is the third and final ship of the second batch of Talwar-class frigates ordered by the Indian Navy.
  • It was built by the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, Russia
  • INS Trikand was commissioned into the Indian Navy on June 29, 2013.
  • The ship is named after the Trikand Fort, which is located near Porbandar, Gujarat.
  • It is part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet and operates under the Western Naval Command headquartered in Mumbai.
  • The ship is equipped with advanced sensors and weapon systems.
  • It features various anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile systems, torpedoes, and a 100mm main gun.
  • It incorporates stealth technology, including reduced radar cross-section, to enhance its survivability in hostile environments.
  • It is equipped with anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities, including ASW helicopters and torpedo launchers, which make it effective in countering underwater threats.
  • The ship is designed to undertake a wide spectrum of naval operations.