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INS Sarayu (P54)
Career
Name: INS Sarayu
Builder: Hindustan Shipyard Limited
Launched: 16 October 1989
Commissioned: 8 October 1991
Fate: Sold in 2000 to Sri Lanka Navy
Status: Decommissioned
Career (SLN)
Builder: Hindustan Shipyard Limited
Laid down: 25 June 1988
Launched: 16 October 1989
Acquired: 2000
Commissioned: 2000
Homeport: SLN Dockyard, Trincomalee
Fate: Active
General characteristics
Class & type: Sukanya class patrol vessel[1]
Displacement: 1,890 tons (full load)[1]
Length: 101 metres
Beam: 11.5 metres
Propulsion: 2 × diesel engines, 12,800 bhp (9,540 kW), 2 shafts
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h)
Range: 7,000 nautical miles (13,000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
Complement: 140 (incl 15 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 x Racal Decca 2459 search radar
1 BEL 1245 navigation radar
Armament: 1 x 40 mm, 60-cal Bofors anti-aircraft gun
2 x 12.7 mm machine guns
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Chetak

INS Sarayu (P54) was a Sukanya class patrol vessel of the Indian Navy.[1]

The Sarayu was sold to Sri Lanka Navy, where she was renamed as SLNS Sayura. She was recently equipped with Yingi Y-82 anti-ship missiles and surface to air missiles. She serves as the flagship of the Sri Lanka Navy and obtained several remarkable naval victories against the naval branch of Tamil Tiger rebels (Sea Tigers).

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://www.indiannavy.nic.in/opv_sukanya.htm Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "in-sukanya" defined multiple times with different content


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