Frigate INS Talwar (F140)

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Classification

Type:
type: Frigate

Basic information

Renamed:
  • As build: INS Talwar (F140)
  • 1975: INS Talwar (F40)
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Cammell Lairds Shipbuilding and Ship repairs
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
Fate:
Broken up 1992

Ship measurements

Displacement:
2600 t
Length:
112.8 m
Length (waterline):
109.7 m
Beam:
12.5 m
Draught:
5.18 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 2 * Babcock & Wilcox boilers
  • 2 * English Electric steam turbines
  • 2 * shafts
  • 30,000 shp (22 MW)
Speed:
30 knots
Range:
370 tons oil fuel, 4,200 nmi (7,780 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h)

Crew

Complement:
230

Combat assets

Electronics:
  • Radar Type 293Q target indication
  • Radar Type 277Q height finding
  • Radar Type 275 fire control on director Mark 6M (later Soviet MR-331 Rangout radar)
  • Radar Type 974 navigation
  • Sonar Type 174 search
  • Sonar Type 162 target classification
  • Sonar Type 170 attack
Armament:

As build:

  • 1 * twin 4.5 in (114 mm) gun Mark 6
  • 1 * twin 40 mm Bofors gun Mark 5
  • 2 * Limbo anti-submarine mortar Mark 10

1975:

  • 3 * P-20 SSM (Soviet missiles)
  • 1 * twin 40 mm Bofors gun Mark 5
  • 2 * 40 mm Bofors gun Mark 7
  • 2 * Limbo anti-submarine mortar Mark 10
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