TALWAR (F-40) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Frigates/Corvettes


Country of Origin: India

All three ships were assigned Russian names for accounting purposes. A second batch of vessels, the Improved TALWAR or TEG class, has been built (see separate record). HULL: Hull and propulsion system are similar to the 1960s-vintage KRIVAK class, with the forecastle extended further aft. The entirely new superstructure is shaped to reduce the radar return. However, these are not "stealth" frigates, such as the French LA FAYETTE class, despite the claims of the Indian navy. The...

 

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