Published on: January 28, 2022

INS KHUKRI

INS KHUKRI

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Alderetes Decommissioned INS Khukri to be converted into museum. The Navy vessel handed over to Diu administration

ABOUT

  • Missile Corvette are agile high-speed ships and have considerable firepower. They are ideal for a littoral environment.
  • INS Khukri was built in 1989 indigenously by the Mazagaon Dock
  • When it was in the Indian Navy, this missile corvette had travelled a distance of over 6,44,897 nautical miles that is almost three times distance between the Earth and the Moon/ is equivalent to navigating 30 times round the globe.
  • The Indian Navy has four corvettes namely INS Kamorta, INS Kadmatt, INS Kiltan and INS Kavaratti that were commissioned in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2020 respectively.