“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
20/03/2023 6:29 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Indian Navy – Aircraft, Submarines and Aircraft Carriers

Aircrafts in the Indian Navy

Aircraft Country of Origin Role
MiG 29K Russia Fighter
Sea Harrier Great Britain Fighter (decommissioned in May 2016)
Dornier 228 Germany Transport
Ilyushin 38 Soviet Union Transport
Boeing P-81 U.S.A. Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare
TU-142M Soviet Union Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft (de-inducted in March 2017)
HAL ALH India Transport Helicopter
HAL Chetak France Transport Helicopter
Seaking 42 U.K. Transport Helicopter

Submarines in the Indian Navy

Class Names Role
Chakra INS Chakra (Originally K-152 Nerpa of Russian Navy) Nuclear powered
Sindughosh INS Sindhugosh, INS Sindhudhvaj, INS Sindhuraj, INS Sindhuvir, INS Sindhuratna, INS Sindhukesari, INS Sindhukirti, INS Sindhuvijay, INS Sindhurakshak, INS Sindhurashtra Diesel-Electric
Shishukumar INS Shishumar, INS Shankush, INS Shalki, INS Shankul Diesel-electric

Aircraft Carriers in the Indian Navy

# Name Original Name Class Country of Origin
1. INS Viraat HMS Hermes Centaur class U.K.
2. INS Vikramaditya Admiral Gorshkov Kiev Class Russia
3. INS Vikrant Vikrant Class Indigenous (Expected to be commissioned in 2022)
INS Vikrant originally HMS Hercules of Majestic Class (United Kingdom) was the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. She was decommissioned in 1997 and sold for ship-breaking in 2014. Bajaj V motorcycle is a motorcycle made from the metal of INS Vikrant.

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