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Bangaram-class patrol vessel
Class overview
Name: Bangaram class
Builders: Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
Operators:  Indian Navy
Preceded by: Trinkat class
Succeeded by: Car Nicobar class
General characteristics
Type: Patrol vessels
Displacement: 260 tons (full load)[1]
Length: 46 meters
Beam: 7.5 meters
Propulsion: 2 x MTU 4000 M90 engines (7492hp)
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Complement: 33
Armament: 1 x CRN-91 (2A42 Medak) 30mm gun

The Bangaram class patrol vessels of the Indian Navy are designed for interdiction against fast moving surface vessels and for search-and-rescue operations in coastal areas and in the exclusive economic zone. They are named after Bangaram in Lakshadweep.

The vessels are designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers. The diesel generators on board are supplied by Cummins India. The electronic equipment on board is from Bharat Electronics Limited, ECIL and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

Ships of the class

Name Pennant Homeport Launched Commissioned Status
INS Bangaram T65 Port Blair 11 December 2004 10 February 2006 Active
INS Bitra T66 Port Blair 14 December 2004 28 March 2006 Active
INS Batti Malv T67 Visakhapatnam 28 June 2005 31 July 2006 Active
INS Baratang T68 Port Blair 6 August 2005 12 September 2006 Active


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