Continuing with our list of the different classes of ships used by the Indian Navy, here is part three. Remember, all ships mentioned here are in active service with the Indian Navy. We have not included ships that have been decommissioned or are yet to be commissioned.
Lead ship of her class, INS Saryu performs anti-piracy patrols and fleet-support operations.
Second Saryu-class patrol vessel of the Indian Navy, INS Sunayna got commissioned into active service on 15 October 2013 at Kochi.
Designed and constructed indigenously by the Goa Shipyard Limited, it is the third ship of the Sumedha class.
It is the fourth and last ship of her class. It took active part in Operation Rahaat.
It is a class of high speed offshore patrol vessels built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) for the Indian Navy.
Premeditated for interdiction against fast moving surface vessels and for search-and-rescue operations in coastal areas, Bangaram class patrol vessels are designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers.
It carries out fisheries protection, anti-poaching, counter-insurgency and search-and-rescue operations in coastal areas.
It is a class of high speed patrol boats designed for a variety of naval missions from typical off-shore coastal patrol mission profiles to high-speed, high-manoeuvre littoral warfare. Apart from Indian Navy, Eritrea, Israel, Slovenia and Sri Lanka also use boats of this class.
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