Sea Platforms

GRSE delivers India’s fourth Kamorta-class ASW corvette

19 February 2020

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) has delivered the Indian Navy's fourth Kamorta (Project 28)-class anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvette.

The vessel, which will be in service as INS Kavaratti (P 31) once it is commissioned, was handed over on 18 February. It was launched in May 2015.

Kavaratti has an overall length of 109.2 m and displaces 3,150 tonnes at full load. Its weapon systems include an Oto Melara 76/62 Super Rapid Main Gun, improved versions of the Russian RBU-6000 anti-submarine rocket launchers, and DTA-53 533 mm twin torpedo tubes.

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