National

Top features of INS Kochi from Kolkata class

INS Kochi during sea trials.  

The Indian Navy is all set to welcome INS Kochi, a second ship of the Kolkata-class Guided Missile Destroyer, in its contingent on September 30.

Here are the top features of The indigenously-designed ship.



1 INS Kochi weighs over 7500 tonnes, spanning over 164 meters in length and 17 meters at the bean. It is propelled by four gas turbines and designed to achieve speeds in excess of 30 knots.
2 The ship is loaded with long-range BrahMos surface-to- surface missile.
3 It has 76 mm Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) and AK 630 Close In Weapon System (CIWS) designed to take on air and surface targets.
4 INS Kochi's anti-submarine arsenal consists of Indigenous Rocket Launchers (IRL), Indigenous Twin-tube Torpedo Launchers (ITTL) and bow-mounted new generation HUMSA Sonar Dome.
5 It is equipped to operate two Sea King or Chetak helicopters.


This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Apr 16, 2021 4:38:15 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/top-features-of-ins-kochi-from-ins-kolkata-class/article7699441.ece

Next Story