Indian Navy’s INS Tarkash Frigate Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors

first_img View post tag: with View post tag: passes View post tag: Frigate Back to overview,Home naval-today Indian Navy’s INS Tarkash Frigate Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors Industry news View post tag: Navy View post tag: Tarkash Indian Navy’s INS Tarkash Frigate Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors View post tag: sea View post tag: flying August 28, 2012 View post tag: Colors View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Indian Indian Navy’s INS Tarkash (F46) frigate, built by the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, Russia, has passed her state sea trials in the Baltic Sea with flying colors, ITAR-TASS informed on Aug 25.INS Tarkash forms part of the second batch of Talwar-class frigates ordered in 2006 by the Indian Navy under the Project 11356, comprising three frigates.According to the statement of Yantar Shipyard spokesman since the frigate’s launching from the shipyard’s quay in June, she endured various types of testing including a firing test of mid-range surface-to-air missile system Shtil-1.INS Tarkash will return for final examination in the shipyard in September, where it will be given the final touches in preparation for its hand over to its owners in November.In terms of specifications, the frigates can develop a top speed of  30 knots, reaching an operating range of 4,500 miles. The vessels from the series are armed with gun mounts, antiaircraft missile/gun systems, torpedo tubes, and anti-ship missiles.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, August 28, 2012; Image: Yantar shipyard View post tag: INS View post tag: Naval View post tag: trials Share this articlelast_img

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