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The Royal Indian Navy destroyer HMIS Mysore (D60) encounters the American destroyer APNS Insert name (DDG-67) in the Indian Ocean on April 9th, 2007.

The Delhi-class destroyers are guided-missile destroyers of the Royal Indian Navy. Eight ships of this class are in active service.

The Delhi-class vessels are the fourth-largest warships to be fully designed and built in India, after the Kolkata and Visakhapatnam-class destroyers and the Shivalik-class frigates. They were built at Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai.

Specifications[]

  • Type: Guided Missile Destroyer
  • Service Period: 1997-Present
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 535 feet (163.07 meters)
    • Beam: 57 feet (17.37 meters)
    • Draft: 21 feet (6.4 meters)
    • Displacement: 6,200 tons (Full Load)
  • Crew: 360 (40 officers and 320 enlisted)
  • Propulsion: 4 x Rolls-Royce WR-21 gas turbines, 4 × DT-59 reversible gas turbines, 2 × RG-54 gearboxes, 2 x shafts, 115,200 shp (86 MW)
  • Range: 5,000 nautical miles (9,260 kilometers) at 18 knots (33.34 km/h)
  • Speed: 32 knots (59.26 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • SAMPSON Multifunction AESA RDF
    • S1850M 3D Long Range Air Search RDF
    • Bharat RAWL Surface Search RDF
    • STN Atlas 9600-M ARPA Navigation RDF
    • Type 911 Fire Control RDF
    • Bharat APSOH or HUMSA ASDIC
    • Garden Reach Model 15-750 Variable Depth ASDIC
  • Countermeasures:
    • BEL Ajanta RDF Interceptor
    • Elettronica TQN-2 jamming system
    • Chaff launchers x 4
  • Armament:
    • 1 x QF 4.5"/55-caliber Mk.8B naval gun
    • 4 x 8-cell VLS (fires Barak 1 AAMs)
    • 4 x 4-cannister SSM Launchers (fires Broadsword AShMs)
    • 2 x Goalkeeper 30mm CIWS
  • Aircraft Carried: 2 x Agusta-Westland Merlin ASW helicopters
  • Aviation Facilities:

Unit Run[]

  • HMIS Delhi (D59)
  • HMIS Mysore (D60)
  • HMIS Mumbai (D61)
  • HMIS Karachi (D62)
  • HMIS Islamabad (D63)
  • HMIS Bangalore (D64)
  • HMIS Jalandhar (D65)
  • HMIS Murshidabad (D66)
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