The anti-submarine warfare corvette, INS Kavaratti to be commissioned into Indian Naval Force today. It was built under the ‘Project 28’. It is a Kamorta class corvette. Indian Army General Manoj Mukund Naravane commissioned the ASW INS Kavaratti into the Indian Navy at Navy harbor in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The ship was designed by the Directorate of Naval Design (DND) and it was built by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers. The ship is made of 90% of Indigenous composite material.
INS Kavaratti has various weapons, sensors and that are dominating indigenous technology. INS Kavaratti has the cutting edge weapons and advance sensor technology which are fit to recognize in the deep sea and devastating submarines. The ship has ASW fighting ability. INS Kavaratti has a trustworthy self-defense capacity and great perseverance for long-range combat operations. The ship is capable for various difficult conditions. INS Kavaratti has advanced stealth features with low radar signature capability. The whole ship is operated by 17 Navy officers and 107 Navy Sailors.
INS Kavaratti is to be outfitted with a various range of front line weapons and sensors, including rocket launchers medium range multi guns torpedo tube launchers,. The ship has also an advanced communication system with a capable of electronic warfare. INS Kavaratti, the name is taken from the previous older corvette INS Kavaratti and it was an Arnala class rocket corvette. INS Kavaratti play the significant role in the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war.