Kraranj

Indian Navy - submarine Kraranj.
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Kalvari-class submarines were the first submarines inducted into the Indian Navy. They were variants of the early Soviet Foxtrot-class submarines. Four of the class served in the Indian Navy. Four additional variants of the later Foxtrot class were inducted as the Vela class.

INS Karanj (S21)

General characteristics
Name:INS Karanj
Commissioned:4 September 1969
Decommissioned:1 August 2003
Fate:Decommissioned
Class and type:Kalvari-class submarine
Displacement:
  • 1,950 t (1,919 long tons) surfaced
  • 2,475 t (2,436 long tons) submerged
Length:91.3 m (299 ft 6 in)
Beam:7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)
Draught:6 m (19 ft 8 in)
Speed:
  • 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph) surfaced
  • 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) submerged
Range:
  • 20,000 mi (32,000 km) at 8 kn (15 km/h; 9.2 mph) surfaced
  • 380 mi (610 km) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph) submerged
Test depth:250 m (820 ft)
Complement:75 (incl 8 officers)
Armament:
  • 10 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes with 22 SET-65E/SAET-60 torpedoes
  • 44 mines in lieu of torpedoes
 

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