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Kumbhir-class tank landing ship
Class overview
Name: Kumbhir Class
Operators:  Indian Navy
Preceded by: Gharial (Polnocny-A)
Succeeded by: Magar
Completed: 8
Active: 4
Retired: 4
General characteristics
Type: Tank landing ship
Displacement: 1,120 tons (standard)
Length: 83.9 m
Beam: 9.7 m
Speed: 18 knots
Complement: 40 (incl 5 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
SRN 7453 radar
Armament: 2 x AK-230 30mm guns
4 x CRN-91 AA (Naval 30mm Medak) guns, MANPAD's.
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Chetak

Kumbhir class landing ships are medium amphibious warfare vessels of the Indian Navy.[1] They are variants of the Polish Polnocny class landing ships.[2]

Ships of the class

 Name   Pennant   Homeport   Commissioned   Decommissioned   Status 
INS Ghorpad L14 Visakhapatnam 21 December 1974 11 January 2008
INS Kesari L15 Visakhapatnam 15 August 1975 8 May 1999
INS Shardul L16 Visakhapatnam 24 December 1975 June 1997
INS Sharabh L17 Visakhapatnam 27 January 1976 15 July 2011
INS Cheetah L18 Port Blair February 1985
INS Mahish L19 Port Blair 4 June 1985
INS Guldar L21 Port Blair December 1985
INS Kumbhir L22 Port Blair November 1986



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