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Delhi class



Overview


Delhi class

Indian navy Delhi class destroyer at sea in 2017.
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Origin
India
Type
Destroyer
Entered service
1997
Status
In service
Development
1980 - 1986
Developer
India
Production
1987 - 2001
Producer
India - Mazagon Dock Limited
Unit cost
360 million US dollar equivalent in 2019
Number produced
3
Designations
Project 15 (design project)
Notable users
India

Details


Facts Delhi class
General
Origin
India
Type
Destroyer
Complement
350 - 360 including 40 officers
Dimensions
Displacement
6.200 t full load
(some sources report 6.700 t)
Length
163 m
Beam
17 m
Draft
6.5 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
COGAG
Machinery
4x DT-59 gas turbine
Power output
82.820 hp combined
Propulsion
2 shafts, controllable pitch propellers
Mobility
Speed
32 kt
Range
4.500 nm at 18 kt
Sensors
Air/surface search
MR-775 Fregat-MAE
Fire control radar
6x MR-90 Orekh for Shtil
Fire control radar
1x MR-184 for 100mm AK-100
Fire control radar
2x MR-123-02 for AK-630M
Fire control radar
EL/M-2221 STGR for Barak-1
Fire control radar
Garpun-B for Kh-35E
Sonar
HUMVAD (2 in class) or HUMSA (1 in class) hull-mounted sonar
Navigation radar
3x MR-221/201
Systems
Combat data system
IPN 10 Shikari
ESM
Ajanta Mk 2 intercept
ECM
TQN-2 jammer
Decoys
2x PK-2 chaff launcher
Decoys
Towed torpedo decoy
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 100mm AK-100
CIWS
4x 30mm AK-630M (only 2x on first of class)
SSM
AShM
4x4 Kh-35E Uran
SAM
Medium range
2x 3S90E Shtil with 24 9M38M1 missiles each
Point defense
2x8 Barak-1 (not on third in class)
ASW
Torpedoes
1x5 PTA-53 torpedo tube for 533mm SET-65E and Type 53-65K
ASW launcher
2x RBU-6000 Smerch-2
2x Depth charge rails
Aircraft
Facilities
Hangar for 2x helicopter, Samahé handling system
Supported types
Sea King Mk 42B, possibly Dhruv

Media


Subcomponents


Delhi class

Close-up of Indian navy Delhi class destroyer at sea.
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1x 100mm AK-100 dual purpose naval gun.
4x 30mm AK-630M close-in weapon system, with only 2x on first of class.
4x4 Kh-35E Uran (NATO: SS-N-25 Switchblade) subsonic anti-ship missile.
3S90E Shtil
2x 3S90E Shtil (NATO: SA-N-7 Gadfly) with 24 9M38M1 missiles each.
Barak-1
2x8 VLS with Barak-1 surface to air missiles for point defense (not on third in class).
1x5 PTA-53 torpedo tube for 533mm SET-65E and Type 53-65KE torpedoes.
2x RBU-6000 Smerch-2 ASW mortar.
Sea King
2x Sea King Mk 42B naval helicopters.

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