Here is the part four of our list of the different classes of ships used by the Indian Navy. 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.
1. INS Deepak
INS Deepak is a Deepak-class fleet tanker built by Fincantieri. It took part in India-Brazil-South Africa Maritime (IBSAMAR 111) during October 2012.
A Deepak-class fleet tanker, INS Shakti deployed with other ships of the Eastern fleet overseas to exercise with other navies of the region from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand and Australia, as part of India’s Act East policy.
Built indigenously by Alcock Ashdown Limited, INS Makar is tasked with undertaking hydrographic surveys for producing navigational charts and is capable of collecting marine environmental information by conducting limited oceanographic surveys.