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Soviet "Nanuchka II" Class Missile Corvette

Commissioned from: 1959 and onwards
Displacement: 560 standard, - 660 full load
Dimensions: 59,3 x 13 x 2,6 metres
Guns: 2 x 57 mm guns (Twin mount)
Missiles: 4 Styx type SSM launchers, - and  4 N-4 Gecko SAM launchers
Propulsion: 3 diesels, 30.000 shp, - 3 shafts, - 34 knots
Complement: 60
 
 


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"Sindhu Durg" K 72
Submarine "Shishumar" S44 in the background.
Photographed at Bombay, India in 1987
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

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"Godivari" Class Frigates

Commissioned:  1983 ("Godavari")  - 1985 ("Ganga")
Displacement: 4000 full load
Dimensions: 126,5 x 14,5 x 9 metres
Guns: 2 x 57 mm guns (Twin mount), - 8 x 30 mm (4 twin mounts)
Torpedoes: 6 x 324 mm (2 triple)
Missiles: 4 Styx type SSM launchers, - and  1 x SA-N-4 Gecko SAM launchers
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 30.000 shp, - 2 shafts, - 27 knots
Complement: 330
 


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"Godavari" F 20
Photographed at Bombay in 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 
 


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"Ganga" F 22
Photographed at Bombay in 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 

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British "Whitby" Class Frigate
 

Commissioned:  1960
Displacement: 2144 standard, - 2557 full load
Dimensions: 112,7 x 12,5 x 5,4 metres
Guns: 4 x 30 mm guns (Twin mounts)
Missiles: 3 Styx type SSM launchers, - and  1 x SA-N-4 Gecko SAM launchers
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 30.000 shp, - 2 shafts, - 30 knots
Complement: 231
 


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"Trishul" F 43
Photographed at Bombay in 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 

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