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India’s latest warship INS Kabra joins Navy

Discussion in 'Indian Navy' started by BlueOval, Jun 8, 2011.

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  1. Firemaster

    Firemaster Captain STAR MEMBER

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    lighter cruise missiles like klub should be used:triniti:
     
  2. smestarz

    smestarz Lt. Colonel REGISTERED

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    just 30 mm gun is not going to have any kill. If its against pirate then its OK,
    But better to have one CIWS and possible launcher for Anti shipping missile such as Sea Eagle or Exocet. which are few hundred Kg each
    so having 2 + 2 option makes it have a small sting..
    For a ship of 300 ton, a few ton more to add a sting is worthwhile
     
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  3. Sujal

    Sujal 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    35 knot is good speed.
    I personally believe we should turn these kinda baby ships into dedicated "Air defense ships".
     
  4. Varad

    Varad Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    Woaaaaahhhhhh. Good news keep coming for the navy on daily basis. :BVICTORY: I am loving it. :)
     
  5. Capt.Popeye

    Capt.Popeye Captain SENIOR MEMBER

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    Nice idea. But with what?
    Meaning what kind of Armament will turn this "Baby Ship" into an "Air Defense Ship".
     
  6. Sujal

    Sujal 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    I don't know but may be Akash or Barak/spyder?
    but I think IN donot want dedicated air efence ship but they deploy air defense equipment on every ship. but I think dedicated air defense ship will be good for defending Vikrant class carrier.
     
  7. Capt.Popeye

    Capt.Popeye Captain SENIOR MEMBER

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    This "Baby Ship" is in fact a gun-boat (check out the displacement :wink:). The only "Air Defence" you can fit/or carry on this "baby" is may be 2 IGLA Manpads. How good is that? Next question, by the time these "babies" escorting the Aircraft Carrier steam out to 100-150 n.m. they will have to turn around and head home, so as to not run out of fuel. So how far can they go? Lastly, how stable will these "babies" be in "blue-water" deep seas?

    Hope that explains things.
     
  8. simplystupid

    simplystupid Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    how good is its Radar and Sonar ?
     
  9. jagjitnatt

    jagjitnatt Major ELITE MEMBER

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    Its a little boat for guarding the coast line. It is just to avoid any infiltration. It doesn't need huge guns or missiles. It won't be deployed in a war.
     
  10. simplystupid

    simplystupid Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    yes it has to guard cost line from in coming ships, sub and aircrafts... why question who power are its sonar and radar capabilities or it does only chase when mother identifies some thing ?
     
  11. jagjitnatt

    jagjitnatt Major ELITE MEMBER

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    It won't even defend from aircraft or subs. It is used for defending against small vessels trying to enter India's territory. It will be used to avoid another Kasab.
     
  12. Mr.Ryu

    Mr.Ryu Captain SENIOR MEMBER

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    But why do you think we need a Missile on ship that we are to use against PIRACY and may be to chase of and capture Illegal smugglers ? i dont think we will need it
     
  13. Sanjeeb Bose

    Sanjeeb Bose Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    Good work done by GRSE Kolkata... Good News for Indian Navy. We need more such vessels.
     
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