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Indigenously Built INS Kiltan Commissioned into Indian Navy

Published on October 17, 2017
INS Kiltan, an indigenously built anti-submarine, was commissioned into Indian Navy by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharam.

  • The commission took place at the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.
  • It is built under 'Make in India' programme as it is totally built in India.
  • The name Kiltan is driven from one of the islands in Aminidivi group of the strategically located Lakshadweep and Minicoy group of islands.

Features of Kiltan

  • It is the latest indigenous warship after Shivalik class, Kolkata class and sister ships INS Kamorta and INS Kadmatt
  • Many weapons and sensors have been integrated to provide a Common Operational Picture (COP)
  • It is India's first major warship to have a superstructure of carbon fibre composite material
  • It is designed by the Directorate of Naval Design under Project 28 (Kamorta Class).
  • It is the first major warship to have undertaken sea trials of all major weapons and sensors as a pilot project
The ship hosts a predominantly indigenous cutting-edge weapons and sensors suite which includes heavyweight torpedoes, ASW rockets, 76 mm calibre Medium Range gun and two multi-barrel 30 mm guns as close-in-weapon system (CIWS) with dedicated fire control systems, missile decoy rockets (Chaff), advanced Electronic Support Measure system, most advanced bow mounted sonar and air surveillance radar Revathi

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