Shivalik Class

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SHIVALIK CLASS (FRIGATES)

INS Shivalik (F 47)

INS Satpura (F 48)

INS Sahyadri (F 49)

Depiction

Two curved swords with a background of red sky and white mountain ranges.

Drawn From

The swords called 'Ramadao' were used in the Shivalik region of India during the 16th century

Means

'Standing Tall and rock solid in fight against adversary'

Depiction

Two crossed swords. This sword has a blade reinforced with narrow forged strips of steel running down the reverse side and several inches down the edge which gives the blade elasticity, lightness and strength.

Drawn From

Swords called' Khanda', is a weapon predominantly used in eastern parts of Satpuras in India.

Means

 

"Ready to fight with Enormous strength and Fearlessness' 

Depiction

Two crossed swords. Each has a crown blade at the tip wrapped around a spike. In the background are depicted the blue sky and brown mountain ranges.

 

Drawn From

 
The swords are known by the name as 'Gurj'. This type of swords are linked with extensive usage by Marathas of India
 

Means

 

'The Fearless'

 

 

Capabilities / Features

Information

Displacement (Tonnes) Full load 6200 ton
  Standard 5300 tons
Dimension Length Overall 142.5 M
  Beam 16.9 M
Speed (knots)   30
Complement   257 (35 officers)